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

Jun 25 2019

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Copper; steel; manganese; iron ore miners; Queensland petroleum royalties.

Jun 17 2019


Thermal coal is piling up as demand drops away in Europe. Atlantic suppliers are turning their attention to the Pacific but, brokers assess, this region is also oversupplied.

Jun 17 2019

As tensions between the US and China escalate, Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills outlines why investing in gold might be a good idea.

Jun 17 2019


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Material Matters: Aluminium, Rare Earths & Coal

Jun 12 2019

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Iron ore; aluminium; oil; rare earths; and thermal coal.


The Season For Gold

Jun 11 2019

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills explains why he is bullish on the gold price.


Iron Ore Peaking?

May 31 2019

Brazil’s Vale is plagued by problems at its iron ore mines and despite surging prices, other suppliers are finding it difficult to make up the difference. Yet are prices peaking?


Material Matters: Oil, Alumina & Base Metals

May 30 2019

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Oil; alumina & aluminium; and base metal miners.


Lithium M&A Heating Up Despite Trade War

May 29 2019

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills notes the race to secure lithium supply is on, with the world’s biggest battery producer, China, leading the way.


Material Matters: Oil, Copper, Gold & Steel

May 27 2019

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Lithium; oil; titanium dioxide; copper; gold; and steel.


Iron Ore Price Ascending

May 27 2019

Global supply of iron ore has fallen over 2019 and China’s port stocks are dwindling. So, how high can prices go?


Trade War Will Hasten Bull Market For Rare Earths

May 27 2019

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills puts the case for the US-China trade war being less about trade and more about technological supremacy.


CORRECTION: Trade Impasse Threatens US Lithium, Rare Earth Imports

May 24 2019

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills ponders the ramifications of the trade war resulting in China embargoing exports of critical metals to an under-supplied US. The original text included erroneous information about Lynas Corp.


Material Matters: Iron Ore, Met Coal & Copper

May 21 2019

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Iron ore; metallurgical coal; aluminium; and copper.



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