Mining News Pro - Gold jumped out of the gate on Friday, rising more than 1% in heavy volumes as investors seek a safe haven amid a widening trade war unleashed by US President Donald Trump.

Mining News Pro - Following the government’s exit from Exchange Market and Fara Bourse Market, the percentage of government shares was reviewed in each of the companies and Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) and Fara Bourse will do necessary preparations for government’s transfer of equities.

Mining News Pro - With all the turmoil surrounding the ongoing China-US trade war, companies mining for rare earth elements have come out as "unexpected" winners thanks to market-wide speculation that China may choke off supply of certain critical minerals to the US.

Mining News Pro - Shares in Ecuador-focused SolGold (LON, TSX:SOLG) took a hit on Thursday, following media reports of a potential referendum on mining in Imbabura, the province in which its flagship Cascabel copper-gold project is located.

Mining News Pro - Contact Gold Corp. (TSX-V: C) has completed its previously announced public offering, raising C$4 million. Shares of the company jumped by more than 13% on Wednesday morning. Its market capitalization now stands at about C$12.7 million.

Mining News Pro - Americas Silver Corp.`s stock was up over 23% Thursday, after announcing that Sandstorm Gold Royalties is making a $42.5 million investment in the company to fund the restart of Relief Canyon gold mine, 160 km northeast of Reno. The investment includes a $25 million gold stream and royalty on the Relief Canyon mine when it reopens, a $10 million convertible debenture, and a $7.5 million equity subscription.

Mining News Pro - Financing for global mining and exploration lost momentum in 2018 with equity markets in particular shunning the metals and minerals sector according to a report released on the eve of mining`s biggest annual gathering in Toronto, Canada.

Mining News Pro - European lead/zinc explorer Europa Metals has submitted a formal application to be removed from the official list of the ASX and plans to move its main listing from Johannesburg to London.

Mining News Pro - Flinders Mines’ shareholders have submitted proposals to the Takeovers Panel to prevent the company’s attempted delisting from the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

Mining News Pro - After a hiatus of more than two years, China is adding to its gold reserves again.

Mining News Pro - Gold is closing out 2018 with a flourish. Prices are poised for the biggest monthly gain in almost two years as concerns about next year’s economic outlook, volatility in global equities and a government shutdown in the U.S. spur demand for the metal as a haven.

Mining News Pro - Gold has gained 1.6 pct so far this week.

Mining News Pro - Copper hits three month lows as global growth slows.

Mining News Pro - Stocks suffer as Fed heightens recession fears

Mining News Pro - Industrial metals came under renewed pressure on Tuesday after a defiant speech from China`s president Xi Jinping diminished hopes of an early settlement in the top commodity importer’s intensifying trade dispute with the US.

Mining News Pro - On Thursday, platinum futures dipped below $800 an ounce as the metal slides back to near 15-year lows first reached in August.

Mining News Pro - BHP Group may be heading for another clash with investors as the world’s biggest miner gets closer to a decision on whether to build, sell or mothball its $20-billion potash project.

Mining News Pro - The resource estimate of its Chvaletice manganese project, in the Czech Republic, confirming 98.3% as measured resources.

Mining News Pro - Oil held its biggest loss in two weeks as uncertainty over how the OPEC + coalition will implement its output cuts and the prospect of surging US supplies kept investors wary.

Mining News Pro - Mining and mining companies account for about a quarter of Tehran`s stock exchange.

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