Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> March 28, 2014

Big Miners Shift Focus Back to Profit Margins

Clifford, Robert
Rob Clifford, Analyst, joined Deutsche Bank AG London in 2007 as part of the highly rated pan-European metals and mining team. Before Deutsche Bank AG London, he worked with ABN AMRO Group for five years in Australia, most recently as the Senior Mining Analyst, and prior to this worked for Rio Tinto plc in its aluminum division for nine years. Mr. Clifford holds an honor's degree in engineering from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Profile
TWST: You believe that investor concerns about iron ore prices falling are overblown. Can you elaborate and tell us how you think prices will actually trend?

Mr. Clifford: The concern