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As oil prices show resilience above US$60/bbl several brokers are confident that 2018 will be a more positive year for the energy sector.

Jan 18 2018

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. 2018 outlook; zinc; iron ore & steel; coal; aluminium; nickel; oil; and Australian miners.

Jan 17 2018


Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills points out a potential new point of global conflict as both China and the US seek to secure critical resources.

Jan 16 2018

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Silver; gold; copper & nickel; 2018 outlook; and miners.

Dec 14 2017


Previous Stories

Robust Demand Pushes Oil, Gas Prices

Dec 06 2017

The decision by OPEC and allies to continue limiting production until the end of 2018 has provoked a review of the outlook for oil and, by association, Australian gas prices.


Material Matters: Oil, Coal And Oz Miners

Dec 04 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Oil; coal; commodity outlook and Oz miners.


Material Matters: Miners, Zinc, Gold & Oil

Nov 28 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Miners; zinc; gold & gold miners; and oil.


Material Matters: China, Alcoa, Oil & Nickel

Nov 15 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. China; Alcoa; crude; and nickel.


Material Matters: Oil, Coal, Lithium & Nickel

Nov 10 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities.


Is West Texas Crude Due A Comeback?

Nov 08 2017

Kathleen Brooks of City Index notes the price spread between Brent and WTI is at its highest in two years, and it might be time for WTI to close in.


Material Matters: Coal, Steel, Oil, And Copper

Nov 01 2017

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Coal; steel; energy; and copper.


Iron Ore Expected To Weather Chinese Winter

Oct 27 2017

As China’s winter looms, restrictions onĀ iron ore and steel production have been imposed earlier than expected. Brokers review the outlook for the next six months.


Will The Copper Rally Last?

Oct 26 2017

Is the rally in copper driven by fundamentals or speculative? This is a question brokers are asking and, as usual, the answer is not straight forward.


The Lithium Supercycle

Oct 20 2017

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills argues why lithium miners should be on every investor’s radar screen.



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