Nikkei edges down on pause in weak yen trend; mining shares outperform
TOKYO, March 30 Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Thursday morning pressured by a pause in the weak yen trend, while mining shares firmed on gains in oil prices.
Feb 3 Ascendant Resources Inc -
* Ascendant Resources provides El Mochito mine and exploration update
* Initiated a detailed review of exploration opportunities at El Mochito
* El Mochito mine production in q4 was impacted by slow restart after mine fatality in Aug which saw temporary shutdown of mine in Sept Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
MELBOURNE, March 30 Korea Zinc Inc, the world's third-largest zinc smelter, has agreed to take a 15 percent drop in annual processing fees for 2017 as smelters grapple with a dearth of mine supply, Metal Bulletin reported.