The looming trade war between the U.S. and China has contributed to the decline of metal prices.
While gains are slow for silver, the gold outlook continues to be hopeful despite strong dollar showing.
2018 promises to be a big year for platinum industry if it can offset weak demand for fuel cell cars.
CIA director Mike Pompeo will replace Rex Tillerson as the U.S. Secretary of State.
Cryptocurrencies make good currencies but fail miserably when trying to achieve the status of money.
A weaker dollar and the upcoming Chinese New Year continue to influence the prices of base metals.
The prices of gold and silver are expected to gain some stability in 2018.
The South Africa mining industry saw a dip in capital expenditure, casualties in mining and fluctuating global demand.
China's copper production surged while zinc and platinum output decreased.
Zinc, copper, platinum, gold, and silver are considered the cream of the crop among metallic minerals.