London copper fell on Wednesday after credit ratings agency Moody's downgraded China due to its massive debt, with muted trade expected ahead of the release later in the session of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting. "After a set of less-than-positive U.S. data, a debt (agency) downgrading China, Noble struggling ... and the banks reporting a 29-percent drop in commodities revenue, the markets were always going to struggle and struggle they are," said Kingdom Futures in a report.
Balmoral Resources has announced a "rapid increase in the width of the Bug South gold deposit," leading one analyst following the Canadian exploration and development company to increase his target price.
Adrian Day of Adrian Day Asset Management discusses Altius Minerals, one of his core holdings, including how it has continued to make progress through the resources bear market.

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Mining analyst Stephan Bogner published a research update on Equitas Resources Corp. as the company provided a remarkable drilling update yesterday after market close.
For the past two weeks I have written to my premium subscribers to look at copper and the industrial metals as I saw deep pocketed private equity funds and billionaires such as Carl Icahn and KKR taking big bets on beaten down Dr. Copper hitting five year lows.
Shares in mining and trading company Glencore fell almost 30% and closed at a record low on Monday over concerns it is not doing enough to cut its debt to withstand a prolonged fall in global metals prices.
Horizonte Minerals said on Monday it had bought Glencore's Araguaia nickel project in Brazil for $8 million.

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Base metals prices are feeling the undertow but Stefan Ioannou, mining analyst with Haywood Securities, says that this is temporary—and that investors may not ha