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Gold got a Joe Biden bump after his inauguration as the U.S. President yesterday

Gold got a Joe Biden bump after his inauguration as the U.S. President yesterday, but the battery-metals sector is (so far) proving to be the more significant winner as the new man in the White House brings with him a range of tough environmental protection policies. A clearer look of what’s to come can be seen in China where there is a market for trading in obscure commodities such as neodymium, a rare earth favoured by makers of the long-life batteries used in electric cars.

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Pilbara Minerals has completed the timely acquisition of the Altura lithium project

Pilbara Minerals has completed the timely acquisition of the Altura lithium project in the Pilbara, saying it will keep the shuttered operation on care and maintenance until it formulates a strategy for the integration of the mine into its neighbouring Pilgangoora operation (reports The West Australian). The Ken Brinsden-led company announced today it had completed the $US175 million transaction with the lenders of the failed entity Altura Mining that would allow it to take control of the company’s assets.

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Liontown Resources’ maiden drilling within its Moora project, in southern Western Australia has intersected mineralisation within the same geological terrain as Chalice Mining’s play-opening Julimar discovery (reports MiningNews).

Liontown Resources’ maiden drilling within its Moora project, in southern Western Australia has intersected mineralisation within the same geological terrain as Chalice Mining’s play-opening Julimar discovery (reports MiningNews). The aspiring lithium miner undertook its first program of wide-spaced aircore drilling late last quarter, almost two years after securing the three Moora leases, with the early results being considered encouraging.

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The value of lithium developer Liontown Resources (ASX: LTR) is “increasingly leveraged” to exploration success at its earlier stage Moora exploration project in WA, according to Bell Potter Securities

The value of lithium developer Liontown Resources (ASX: LTR) is “increasingly leveraged” to exploration success at its earlier stage Moora exploration project in WA, according to Bell Potter Securities, but remains underpinned by its “globally significant” Kathleen Valley lithium project. In an updated research note, Bell Potter analyst Stuart Howe has increased his risked valuation of the stock to 55c (compared with its current price of ~40c) and reiterated a Speculative BUY recommendation.

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“Follow the money.” What better time to remind investors of that advice than when a U.S. President heads for the exit and financial “flows” appear to be priming the world for a fresh commodity boom.

“Follow the money.” What better time to remind investors of that advice than when a U.S. President heads for the exit and financial “flows” appear to be priming the world for a fresh commodity boom. Back in 1972 it was Richard Nixon departing, aided by that famous “follow the money” comment attributed (perhaps incorrectly) to Deep Throat, the source of leaks against him published in the Washington Post newspaper.

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Miners have entered 2021 in good shape as the strength of China’s COVID-19 recovery continues to surprise and governments around the world dig deep with stimulus packages (reports The Australian Financial Review).

Miners have entered 2021 in good shape as the strength of China’s COVID-19 recovery continues to surprise and governments around the world dig deep with stimulus packages (reports The Australian Financial Review). UBS is forecasting global economic growth of 6.1 per cent and growth of 8.2 per cent in China, the epicentre of resources and commodity demand.

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Argonaut’s latest annual compilation features diverse mix of commodities and locations. In the mix is Bardoc Gold, which a fellow broker says is yet to get the love it deserves from investors.

If only there was a tried-and-true method of determining when a project gives its junior resources company owner the right stuff to outperform in the next 12 months. Well, a neat bit of annual research by Argonaut gets as close to a tried-and-true method as could be hoped for by investors. It’s called “Argonaut’s Best Undeveloped Projects (BUPs),” with the resources corporate adviser/stockbroking firm having just completed its 2020 review.

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Energy, in its many forms, could be the winning investment theme for 2021 as global growth rebounds and vaccine-enabled mobility accelerates.

Energy, in its many forms, could be the winning investment theme for 2021 as global growth rebounds and vaccine-enabled mobility accelerates. Old energy, in the form of oil and coal, will continue to recover while battery metals, the new energy, could start to deliver substantial investment returns after a false start in 2018 – which is why Independence Group has jumped at the chance to buy a slice of Greenbushes, the world’s biggest and best lithium project.

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