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Glencore gloom envelops rivals as Asia commodity shares fall

Keeping an eye on prices in the Jakarta Stock Exchange gallery. Commodities firms led by mining giant Glencore saw deep sell-offs in Asian markets following losses across Europe and New York.


ASIA'S biggest commodities companies tumbled from Sydney to Tokyo on Tuesday as the collapse in Glencore Plc's stock highlighted the threat of sliding raw materials prices amid China's economic slowdown.

The company's almost 30 per cent plunge in London on Monday