Commodities & Resources

Days of $100 oil are over

Days of $100 oil are over

Global economic weakness and the US shale boom have plunged oil prices to multi-year lows. Get used to it, says one City big hitter.

What to do when the oil price rallies

What to do when the oil price rallies

Oil is trading at multi-year lows, but it won't stay down for ever. Lance Roberts tells us what to do when the inevitable rally begins.

BP and Shell under the microscope

BP and Shell under the microscope

It's results time for the oil heavyweights, so it pays to know what the market expects from this downtrodden sector.

BlackRock World Mining: Could recent problems be a buying opportunity?

BlackRock World Mining: Could recent problems be a buying opportunity?

Last week's news that BlackRock World Mining must write off 7% of its NAV has pushed it under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

Viewpoint: Avoid knee-jerk reactions to market volatility

Viewpoint: Avoid knee-jerk reactions to market volatility

Investment strategist at deVere Group Tom Elliott has advised investors to ride the storm, avoiding any knee-jerk reactions to the current slump.

How to play safe in mining sector rout

How to play safe in mining sector rout

Numis Securities still believes there is "value to be had" in the mining sector and gives its top picks.

Mining for profit

Mining for profit

Heavyweight miners have been a bad investment in recent years, but some have much better prospects than others.

Gold: precious revival or false dawn?

Gold: precious revival or false dawn?

Funds invested in gold miners notched up some impressive gains. Should investors take a fresh look at this most unloved of assets?

What if... energy was free?

What if... energy was free?

A group of investment experts speculate on stocks that might prosper and those that could fall following a hypothetical momentous global event.

When we'll run out of oil and metals, revealed

When we'll run out of oil and metals, revealed

Commodities on which we all depend will not last forever. Researchers at Visual Capitalist tell us when they think the tap will stop running.

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