Miners Looking Cheap Versus Metals as Faltering China Spurs Rout

Fears that China’s slowdown will worsen, hurting demand in the biggest commodities consumer, have caused bloodletting in global mining stocks. A Bloomberg gauge of world mining shares has slumped 16 percent in 2016, more than twice as much as a measure of metals, leaving shares at the lowest compared with their product prices since at least 2003.

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