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Barry FitzGerald

Mineral sands prices have risen sharply this year and are tipped to continue climbing on the back of a supply deficit. This has underpinned share price gains for emerging producers such as Sheffield, Strandline and Image, which stand to benefit handsomely as their projects progress in parallel with growing demand. Show More

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Barry FitzGerald

Alliance’s combination of high-grade gold hits, the prospect of a maiden resource and abundant exploration upside sounds like opportunity knocking. Plus, this column’s instincts about emerging mineral sands miner Strandline are shaping up as spot on and Stavely gets to the pointy end of its hunt for a copper-gold porphyry. Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market ran into a brick wall after lunch despite solid China data. China Caxin Manufacturing data was better than expected and in expansion territory…good for commodities who had another good night. Bond yield proxies and currency proxies were under pressure from the start while banks joined the slide after... Show More

Mark Gordon

Despite a flat few months (and some EOFY selling), there continues to be strong investor interest and good value in the junior to mid-cap resources 18 months into the current cycle, particularly for those companies with quality management and projects. Gold is holding its ground at around US$1250/oz, and despite... Show More

Mark Gordon

The junior resources market is continuing the momentum that started in 2016. Although we saw the gold price, which has been one of the main drivers of the recovery in the sector, fall in the latter part of the year, it has now recovered and is trading back above US$1,200/oz.... Show More

Mark Gordon

It is that time of year where we reflect on the previous 12 months and look towards the next. For all intents and purposes 2016 has been a bumper year for the juniors and mid-cap resource stocks following five years of pain, with our view being that 2017 again will... Show More