Resources and Energy

Oil under pressure after Japan

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Global oil prices dragged down as Bank of Japan stimulus boosts US dollar.

Gold plunges to four-year low

Shiny metal slides after Japan announces plan to expand stimulus efforts.

Heavyweights join Nexus battle

High profile investors fight Seven Group's takeover of failed miner Nexus Energy.

Palmer admits falsified documents

Palmer used falsely back-dated documents to explain siphoning of Chinese funds.

Chevron post lift in Q3 profit

Result boosted by refining, marketing and chemical segment strength.

Gold price slumps on QE hangover

Spot gold loses over 2 per cent as US dollar lifts.

Rio Tinto poised for Oyu Tolgoi writedown

Mining giant set to take $US2.5 billion hit amid local tax dispute, slower production ramp-up: report.

BHP looking at options to expand Olympic Dam

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Cuzzubbo says mining giant doing the numbers on expansion alternatives.

Newcrest hit by executive pay protest

Shareholders deliver strong rebuke to gold miner over executive pay and terms of new CEO.

Newcrest mulls pay shake-up, likely to record first-strike

Company says work remains to be done to return to dividend payments, mulls controversial remuneration packages at AGM

Regis lifts Sept quarter production

Gold producer says production exceeds guidance, costs come in below in quarter.

The class action risk for super funds dumping resources

A decision by the trustees of ANU’s superannuation fund to divest resources holdings could result in members taking legal action.

Oil prices fall despite US GDP data

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World oil prices slip back after two days of modest gains as US Q3 GDP impresses.

Newcrest execs face angry investors

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Shareholders expected blast recent losses, exec pay at annual general meeting.

Vale swings to Q3 loss on iron ore prices

Miner's result far worse than expected as iron ore prices, close to $3 billion in forex losses weigh.

Gold falls on Fed hawkishness

Spot gold slips in European trade as FOMC confirms end to asset purchases.

Ukraine-Russia gas conciliation 'within reach': Barroso

European Commission President urges all sides to sign gas deal.

Shell profit dips in Q3

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Lower production, one-off tax provision weigh on oil and gas group's result.

Ratings agencies tick Boart Longyear deal

Moody’s upgrades its rating, while S&P revised outlook to positive.

PanAust on track for production guidance

Metals producer on target for upper end of production guidance, says cash costs below guidance range.