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

Mar 16 2017

Oil Price Collapse Risk

Gavekal believes the oil market is under a false illusion.

Mar 15 2017


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

Mar 13 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.

Mar 08 2017


Previous Stories

The Most Beautiful Metal

Mar 07 2017

Lithium? Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills explains why vanadium is the metal of the battery-powered future.


For How Long Can Iron Ore Defy Gravity?

Mar 07 2017

Iron ore prices have rallied as Chinese steel consumption has surprised to the upside. Will the heady prices last?


Material Matters: Aluminium, Iron, Gold & Zinc

Mar 03 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Aluminium prices; iron ore demand; manganese rally; gold outlook; the zinc conundrum.


Lithium Rising As Electric Vehicles Take Hold

Feb 10 2017

Sam Green of TradersCircle investigates the rapid global shift towards electric vehicles.


Material Matters: Coal, Gold And Iron Ore

Feb 09 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. China and coal; ASX gold sector; outlook for energy sector; iron ore prices.


Material Matters: Oil, Nickel And Metals

Feb 07 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Macquarie cuts oil and LNG price outlook; Philippines throws another spanner in nickel works; China’s looming capacity reductions.


Manganese Is Energy Critical

Feb 01 2017

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills makes the case for manganese.


Material Matters: Silver, Zinc And Coal

Jan 30 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Silver use in PV cells; tight zinc markets; China’s coal policies; dividend outlook for miners.


Material Matters: Iron Ore, Oil And Tin

Jan 24 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Iron ore optimism; oil market re-balancing; and a rally in tin.


Nickel Downside Risk

Jan 17 2017

Indonesia’s decision to overturn its nickel export ban may have dire consequences for the nickel price, although uncertainty reigns.



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