The Shanghai Composite Index sank 6.3. Photo / AFP

Chinese equities plunge

Chinese equities plunged the most in five years, led by brokerages, after regulatory efforts to rein in record margin lending…

At Waihi a Newmont spokesman said the open pit in the centre of the town was on track for closure in March or April of next year. Photo / NZME.

Gold miners plan wind down

Big gold producers are making plans to wind down some operations in different parts of the country while keeping a close…