How attractive are the shares of Glencore International and Xstrata?
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Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, mining giant Xstrata operates extensively in Australia, but also digs for coal in South Africa and for zinc in Spain and Germany. The group, headed by ex-Billiton finance director Mick Davis since 2001, also operates copper mines in Argentina and Peru and produces ferrous alloys, like chrome, used in everyday items ranging from bathroom taps to cigarette lighters.
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