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A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Coal; high-grade iron ore & steel; platinum & palladium; alumina & aluminium.

May 22 2017

Growth in electric vehicles and big battery storage is relentlessly driving interest in lithium. Brokers and researchers take a look at the current market.

May 18 2017


Nickel prices are falling amid expectations for renewed exports from Indonesia and the Philippines. Brokers observe the outlook for nickel has turned quite bearish.

May 18 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Gold sector view; bearish call on iron ore; coal prices; Oz gas supply.

May 09 2017


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Continuing Tussle To Influence Oil Prices

May 09 2017

Brokers investigate the impact for oil prices from the surge in US drilling activity and the clamping down on supply by OPEC. Where will the balance lie?


Material Matters: Iron Ore And Base Metals

May 02 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Iron ore balance; uncertainty prevails for nickel ore; deficit tipped in aluminium; copper prices likely to lift.


Material Matters: Iron Ore And Base Metals

Apr 21 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Industrial production recovery; rebound in China trade; iron ore cycle; positive outlook for base metals.


Material Matters: Coal, Gold And Base Metals

Apr 13 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. China’s aluminium exports; Coal price estimates upgraded; Caution prevails for gold; iron ore rally slowing; US oil producers; lead & zinc deficits.


Material Matters: Coking Coal, Lithium & Gold

Apr 06 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Coking coal and Debbie; manganese prices; lithium outlook; gold sector quarterlies.


Material Matters: Coal, Steel, Oil And Platinum

Mar 29 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Cyclone Debbie looms; Chinese coal policy; Steel strength; iron ore outlook; oil’s impact on commodities; platinum issues.


Material Matters: Mining And Miner Outlook

Mar 16 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Mining outlook; price and equity upgrades; coal and lithium.


Oil Price Collapse Risk

Mar 15 2017

Gavekal believes the oil market is under a false illusion.


Material Matters: Iron, Aluminium, Nickel & Oil

Mar 13 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Asian investor briefing; iron ore prices; aluminium outlook; nickel uncertainty; subdued oil.


Material Matters: Base Metals, Gold & Lithium

Mar 08 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Sentiment on base metals; upbeat zinc miners; US dollar impact on metals; gold outlook; lithium demand.



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