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A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Citi analysts view energy stocks as fairly priced at current levels; Macquarie is positive on copper exposure while Ord Minnett expects iron ore to remain strong heading into 2021

4:41 PM

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Lithium production may need to rise eight-fold to keep up with demand; LNG Prices to be on the higher side in 2021; Iron ore miners are Macquarie’s top picks

Jan 15 2021


A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Longview Economics predicts a commodity mini-cycle is underway, while China aims to increase self-reliance in iron ore and steel and the uptrend in oil prices is expected to continue

Jan 14 2021

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills assesses the critical role of the red metal in the shift towards green energy

Dec 16 2020


Previous Stories

A Massive Global Infrastructure Funding Gap

Dec 09 2020

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills discusses the economic implications of a colossal infrastructure funding gap


Are Deficits Looming In Battery Materials?

Dec 03 2020

Many projects supplying battery materials have been suspended because of low prices and/or pandemic-created restrictions. Are deficits looming?


Bullish View Opens Up For Oil

Nov 30 2020

A robust outlook for oil prices is emerging after a volatile and difficult 2020, as high levels of inventory are wound back and producers adjust to the absence of supply investment


Material Matters: Oil, Iron Ore, Coal & Zircon

Nov 17 2020

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Oil; Australia & China; iron ore; coal; copper; and zircon.


Material Matters: Coal, Chemicals, Steel & Oil

Nov 04 2020

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Coal; chemicals; steel; oil; and aluminium.


Material Matters: New Energy, Lithium & Coal

Oct 29 2020

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. New energy; lithium; coal; and copper.


Virus Exacerbating Global Inequality, Hunger

Oct 26 2020

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills reports the virus is plunging millions back into poverty, including in developed countries, increasing the threat of global unrest.


Material Matters: Industrial Metals On The Rise

Oct 22 2020

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Commodity hierarchy; batteries; platinum group; and coal.


Is China Shaping A Coal War?

Oct 15 2020

If China’s importers have been warned not to buy Australian coal until further notice, what does this mean for the price and outlook for Australia’s second largest export by value?


Ag-Stocks: Grass Is Greener In Budget Aftermath

Oct 12 2020

The Australian government’s investments into turbocharging ag-exports will be a longer-term benefit for the sector



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