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Lower trading volumes and a lack of strategy created a crisis that led to the resignation of London Metal Exchange (LME) CEO Garry Jones after three years at the helm of the world's largest and oldest metals market, metal industry sources say.
Parent company Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) said on Monday that Jones was leaving the LME, but did not give a reason.
South African mining has a “very tough” year ahead, with "lawfare" breaking out. While existing large, powerful mining companies will persist, growth through new entrants and foreign investment is highly unlikely this year, resulting in escalating opportunity loss.