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Gold majors could hit ‘slam dunk’ with junior M&As

By: Henry Lazenby With the gold price remaining resiliently high, mid-tier and major producers pumping cash, and junior equities more depressed by the day, analysts say Iamgold’s purchase of Trelawney mining last week could be a sign of things to come. Hallgarten & Company mining strategist Chris Ecclestone on... 

'Several parties' kicking the tyres at Jaguar, company says

By: Matthew Hill Jaguar Mining, which produces gold in Brazil, said on Wednesday it has signed confidentiality agreements with “several parties”, after reports emerged in November that a Chinese company was planning a bid for the Toronto- and New York-listed firm. Jaguar Mining subsequently announced it was... 

China testing waters with reported Jaguar bid, fund manager says

By: Matthew Hill While Jaguar Mining has been mute regarding its CEO’s departure and reported Chinese takeover approaches, a Toronto-based fund manager said on Monday its predator was likely using the company as a trial for future bigger deals. Speaking in an interview with Mining Weekly Online, Montrusco Bolton... 

Silvercorp denies faceless fraud claims, shares slide

By: Matthew Hill Shares in TSX-quoted Silvercorp plunged over 12% on Friday after the company, which owns silver mines in China, said it had received an anonymous letter from someone making fraud allegations, and claiming to have shorted its stock. The company denied the allegations in the letter, saying it... 


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