The Real Reason Glencore plc Is In Peril

The recent plunge in Glencore‘s (LSE: GLEN) share price highlights vulnerabilities in its business model that go beyond its membership of the troubled commodity sector. Its reliance on cheap debt — and the sheer amount of debt it is carrying — means its survival from here is partly a question of confidence.

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