Steely times 

5 February 2016 By Olaf Storbeck, John Foley

After a $7.9 bln net loss for 2015 and big writedowns, the steelmaker has launched a $3 bln rights issue. It buys time for a cost-cutting programme, but ArcelorMittal’s real issue is outside its control: the aggressive supply tactics of Chinese steelmakers and Australian miners.

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