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Dow gains by triple digits as Yahoo, Google rise

U.S. stocks rallied on Wednesday, as tech earnings and better-than-expected GDP growth from China bolstered investor sentiment. 

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Veris climbs after receiving $7.5 mln in net smelter returns proceeds

Veris Gold Corp. (TSE:VG), a miner with operations in Nevada, advanced in midday trading after agreeing with Eric Sprott to create and sell a 0.5 percent net smelter returns (NSR) for proceeds of $...


2:49 am

All Ords up 0.6% on stronger than expected Chinese data

The All Ords has gained 0.6% to 5,444.8 points on stronger than expected Chinese GDP growth. The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index slipped 0.3% to 2,098.85 points while in pre-open markets the Dow-mini is down 3...


  • Freyja Resources, Crocodile Gold to present in Toronto next week

    Investors, get ready for two impressive mining stories. At our next Proactive Investors forum in Toronto, Freyja Resources (CVE:FRA), which just received a drilling permit for its flagship Las Cristinas project in Mexico, and Crocodile Gold (TSE:CRK), which is focused on sustainable growth at its three mines in Australia, are due to take the stage. 

  • TSX rallies as China's economy grows faster than forecast; Metro climbs

    Canadian shares climbed after upbeat economic data from China, the nation's second-biggest trading partner, helped lift almost every major sector. The Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.8 percent to 14,419.62 at 12:12 p.m. in Toronto. Almost five shares gained for every stock that lost as all of the ten main industries advanced. 

  • Black Iron “cashed up to weather the storm”, says CEO

    Black Iron's (TSE:BKI) shares were jumping on Wednesday after the iron ore development company agreed to a final closing schedule for its strategic investment from Metinvest, which the CEO says signifies its partner's commitment to build the Shymanivske project in Ukraine and leaves it with enough cash to ride out the current instability in the region.

  • Mawson West secures development funding for Kapulo via Trafigura offtake deal

    Mawson West (TSE:MWE) has agreed to sell 100% of the copper concentrate produced at its Dikulushi and Kapulo mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo to global commodities giant Trafigura, moving the company onto its next stage of growth.

  • Newnote Financial: pioneering crypto-currency transactions as online currencies set to change the face of money

    Specializing in the development and acquisition of products and services specific to Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, Newnote aims for the creation of a self-contained 'eco system' of such services. “Everything we have ties in together in an integrated platform,” says president, CEO and director Paul Dickson.

  • Aureus Mining welcomes IFC backing as it raises US$26mln

    Aureus Mining’s (LON:AUE) (TSE:AUE) gold exploration in Liberia has received heavyweight backing from the IFC, which is putting up US$11.1mln out of a US$26mln total funding round.

  • SilverCrest Mines says Q1 output exceeds plan, full year guidance unchanged

    SilverCrest Mines (NYSE MKT:SVLC)(TSE:SVL) posted Tuesday first quarter production that surpassed its corporate guidance, with the company continuing to focus on the final stages of the expansion plan for its Santa Elena mine in Mexico, which is expected to significantly increase its annual output beginning in the middle of this year.

  • Endeavour Silver extends high grade zone at El Cubo, more expansion ahead

    Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK)(TSE:EDR) said Tuesday that exploration drilling at its El Cubo mine in Mexico has extended the recently discovered high grade, silver-gold mineralized zone in the Asuncion area of the Villalpando vein system to over 800 metres long. 

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