Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Commodities group Glencore became the first of the large miners to honour promises to return cash(...)

BHP’s demerger plans, unveiled yesterday by Andrew Mackenzie, underscore the changing mood in mining over the past 18 months. Photograph: Bloomberg

(...)-off, signalling an end to years of deals and expansion driven by the commodities boom.Heeding investor calls for(...)

Asian shares nudged higher over-night, tracking rallies in the United States and Europe. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.3 per cent after jumping 1.5 per cent yesterday. Japan’s Topix rose 0.5 per cent, while the Nikkei firmed 0.3 per cent. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters

(...) struggling after hitting a nine-month low of $1.3333 a few days ago. In commodities, oil prices remained in a(...)

“Eight-year-olds worry about their weight, and 13-year-olds worry about whether they are ‘hot’ enough,” says author  Steve Biddulph. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) slavery in Cambodia are all part of the treatment of girls as commodities. If our daughters know their(...)

Smoke rises from the Baiji oil refinery during the clashes between the fighters of jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Iraqi forces in Baiji city, northern Iraq. Photograph: EPA

(...) worried now about what is happening in Iraq,” said Carsten Fritsch, senior oil and commodities analyst at(...)

“The most prudent course is likely to be a period of stability in interest rates,”  Glenn Stevens, governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, said over-night as held the country’s key interest rate steady at 2.5 per cent. Photograph: Ian Waldie/Bloomberg

(...).In commodities, US crude extended gains from Monday when it rose as market attention shifted from swelling(...)

A businessman and associate of Vladimir Putin said he cannot use his luxury jet because of US sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine, a Russian news agency reported. Photograph: Yuri Kochetkov/Pool /Reuters

(...) sold his 43 percent stake in global commodities trader Gunvor Group to chief executive Torbjorn(...)

People with water meters installed will be charged €4.88 for every 1,000 litres of water used, but will have their bills capped  for six months.

(...) most basic of commodities, it has been warned.The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) gave consumers(...)

Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi (right) making a donation to a fund to support the Egyptian economy at a bank in Cairo earlier this month. Sisi had just announced cuts to subsidies in an attempt to improve the  economy. Photograph: Egyptian presidency/EPA

(...) grants via “smart cards”, enabling them to pay less for listed commodities. While prices have been(...)

Meath captain Kevin Reilly is tackled by Dublin’s Bernard Brogan in the recent one-sided Leinster football final in Croke Park. Meath now face a 5pm throw-in against Armagh on Saturday.

(...). Time and space, such rare commodities, means skimming over his honest response to questions about the(...)