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Higher copper prices and sales has powered Antofagasta to bumper earnings over the first six months of trading this year.
London’s FTSE 100 clawed back losses today after posting its worst month since last summer in May, led higher by mining giants regaining ground following yesterday’s sharp losses. The capital’s premier index climbed 0.59 per cent to 7,490.28 points, while the domestically-focused mid-cap FTSE 250 index, which is more aligned with the health of the [...]
The FTSE 100 ended a quiet week with another subdued session on Friday, but it managed to eke out a small gain and kept above 7,900 points. Shares in the top index in London gained 11.52 points, rising by 0.2 per cent to 7,914.13. It came despite heavy losses for the country’s biggest mining companies. [...]
London’s FTSE 100 bumped upwards again today, boosted by stronger than expected Chinese economic growth boosting sentiment toward the capital’s biggest listed industrial giants. The capital’s premier index climbed 0.38 per cent to 7,909.43 points, while the domestically-focused mid-cap FTSE 250 index, which is more aligned with the health of the UK economy, was broadly [...]
Antofagasta’s revenue dropped 30 per cent to $2.5bn (£2.05bn) in the first half of 2022 as market volatility led to lower copper prices and sales while a drought persisted in Chile. The Chilean mining company reported profit before tax at $680m (£557m), a $1.1bn (£0.9bn) decline from a year before with EBITDA 47.5 per cent [...]
Mining giant Antofagasta is to exit its contentious project in Pakistan in a 900 million dollar (£684 million) deal. The FTSE 100 firm said it has agreed a deal with Canadian partner Barrick Gold Corp and authorities in Pakistan to end its involvement in the Reko Diq copper and gold mine project. It comes after [...]
British multinational Antofagasta has remained in line with expectations, registering a steady production during the third quarter of 2021, with copper and gold increasing by 1.5 and 8.8 per cent compared to the previous one. Cost performance was also in line with the group’s predictions even though the company – like many others – is [...]
Antofagasta, a Chile-based mining group, has published strong interim results with EBITDA hitting a record $2.4bn, up 132.7 per cent year on year. Revenue for the first half of 2021 was $3.6bn a 68 per cent jump compared to the same period in 2020 while profit before tax surged to $1.8bn, a £1.4bn increase. Shares [...]
Mining giant Antofagasta today said its production and costs were in line with expectations in the first quarter but warned of the impact of a fresh lockdown in its home country. The Chile-based company said copper production was on track at 183,000 tonnes, 5.7 per cent lower than last year and five per cent lower [...]
Mining giant Antofagasta saw its revenue tick up in 2020 as climbing copper and gold prices offset a small production decline. The Chile-based miner said that revenue hit $5.1bn in the last financial year, up 3.3 per cent on the prior period. Earnings grew 12.3 per cent to $2.7bn, it added, due to a cheaper [...]
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