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Barrick Gold's (ABX) latest deal with Randgold to create an industry-leading gold company with the highest concentration of Tier One Gold Assets.
Gold mining companies have been under tremendous pressure in 2018 as the price of gold (GLD) has fallen ~8% year-to-date. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) has amplified that return by falling ~21% in the same period. Gold miners haven’t kept pace with broader equities (SPY) (IVV) and gold prices.
Both Barrick Gold (ABX) and Randgold Resources (GOLD) believe the combined company will have the greatest concentration of tier one gold assets and the lowest total cash cost position among its senior gold miner peers (GDX). After the merger, the new Barrick Gold (ABX) will have: five of the world’s top ten tier one gold assets by total cash cost. the largest gold (GLD) reserves among senior gold peers. the highest adjusted EBITDA, the highest EBITDA margin, and the lowest cash cost position among senior gold peers. established positions with leading Chinese mining companies. ...
On September 24, Barrick Gold (ABX) agreed to acquire Randgold Resources (GOLD) in a share-for-share deal. Based on their closing prices on September 21, the new Barrick Gold would have an aggregate market capitalization of $18.3 billion. Under the terms of the merger, Randgold Resources shareholders will receive 6.128 new Barrick Gold shares for each Randgold share.
Sept 25 (Reuters) - Shandong Gold Mining Co Ltd: * SAYS CONTROLLING SHAREHOLDER SIGNS STRATEGIC AGREEMENT WITH BARRICK GOLD * SAYS BOTH COMPANIES WILL BUY UP TO $300 MILLION WORTH OF EACH OTHER'S SHARES ...
The gold prices inched higher during the Monday’s session as it broke above the slightly resistive $1205 level. With no signs of improvement in the Sino-US trade relations, gold prices are likely to continue trade under pressure. The silver market had a strong start to the week as the silver prices reached towards the $14.45 level before pulling down a bit slightly.
Gold has been rangebound since mid-August and is likely to remain in this state of flux as long as the Fed doesn’t do something widely unexpected on Wednesday.
Crude oil markets rallied rather significantly as OPEC failed to boost production. Because of this, supply is seen as tightening, and that of course is very bullish for price.
After the ridiculous move last week, it is a bit surprising to see that there is some continuation in the rally from the British pound and early hours, but at this point it certainly looks as if that’s going to be the case.
Based on Monday’s price action and the close at $1204.40, the direction of the December Comex Gold market today is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the 50% level at $1205.90.
Investing.com – U.S. gold futures settled a touch higher on Monday after hitting one-week highs above $1,200 an ounce, as bullion traders took in stride trade war tensions and a widely-anticipated Federal Reserve rate hike, which would typically be bearish for the yellow metal.
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* The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX fell 16.81 points, or 0.10 percent, to 16,207.32. * Leading the index were Baytex Energy Corp, up 10.7 percent, Gran Tierra Energy Inc, up 8.3 percent, and Paramount ...
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is about to create the world's largest mining giant with a $18.3 billion deal announced Monday to buy Randgold Resources Ltd. Shares of Randgold were surging 7.5% to $68.71 shortly after 3 p.m. ET on the news, while ABX was rising 6.5% at $11.16. Randgold CEO Mark Bristow, who will run the combined company, told shareholders that the new entity will focus on breaking industry standards and taking a critical view of its assets and strategy.
Other metals were mixed on the Comex, with silver futures falling 0.34% to $14.310 a troy ounce. Among other precious metals, platinum futures rose 0.30% to $835.40, while palladium futures increased 0.39% to $1,049.00 an ounce. Copper futures gained 0.16% to $2.862 a pound.
Barrick Gold has agreed to buy Africa-focused rival, Randgold Resources in an all-stock deal. The news has put the spotlight on a couple of gold mining ETFs.
Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as energy shares were boosted by a surge in crude prices after Saudi Arabia and Russia ruled out any immediate increase to oil production. * The energy sector was 2 percent higher as U.S. crude rose 2 percent and Brent crude added 2.4 percent. * Barrick Gold, up 6.7 percent, was the top boost to materials stocks after the company agreed to buy Randgold Resources in an $18.3 billion share deal to create the world's largest gold company by value.
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European stock markets traded in negative territory on Monday as fears of an escalating trade row between the United States and China spread from Asian markets, while oil rallied after OPEC ignored U.S. calls to raise global supply. The benchmark index for euro zone blue chips retreated 0.4 percent, while the pan-European STOXX 600, which also includes stocks in the UK and outside the European Union, was down 0.3 percent. U.S. shares were also expected to open lower, with futures for the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq trading down 0.2 percent and O.4 percent respectively.
Canada’s Barrick Gold Corp. ( ABX) has agreed to acquire its London-listed rival Randgold Resources Ltd. ( GOLD) in a share-for-share merger. In a statement, Barrick said the two companies will combine to create the world’s leading producer of gold. Under the terms of the deal, Randgold shareholders will receive 6.1280 new Barrick shares in return for each Randgold share.
Investing.com - Gold prices inched up while the dollar also gained on Monday as China cancelled its planned trade talks with the U.S.
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London-listed Randgold Resources and Canada’s Barrick have agreed to merge in a deal worth more than $18bn (£14bn) that the companies say will create the world’s largest gold miner. Randgold currently operates five gold mines in Africa, while Barrick runs mines in the US, Peru, Chile and Argentina. Under the terms of the deal, the combined group will be known as the New Barrick Group.