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As the most debt-heavy miner in the industry, Barrick has the most to lose as gold prices decline. It also has the most to gain.
As the most debt-heavy miner in the industry, Barrick has the most to lose as gold prices decline. It also has the most to gain.
(Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail)

New Globe screener uncovers value in the mining sector

Domestic materials stocks have endured a drubbing of almost 30 per cent year to date and yet two of the biggest risks for the sector – a significant emerging markets growth slowdown and the removal of U.S. Federal Reserve monetary stimulus – have been either overblown or delayed.

A sell-off combined with declining risks makes this an ideal time to search for investment value in the sector and thankfully, Globe Investor has just released a new suite of stock screening tools to do just that.