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News - 17 Aug 12
In the last few weeks nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) have been moving mainly in a sideward direction. A short term recovery of prices over USD 16,000.00/mt could not be maintained. On the downside, the market has, up to now, been quite well supported at the USD 15,200.00/mt level. The moving averages may still be moving lower, but, because of the sideways movement, it is becoming less dynamic. The market is technically slightly in the oversold area. Additionally, there are....
News - 06 Jul 12
Some readers will probably find it amusing that in a publication about commodities, there is more reporting about the economic situation in general than about the commodities in particular. There is a simple reason for this. Since the Lehman collapse, the correlations between the different types of investments have clearly changed. Before the outbreak of the financial crisis, commodities had hardly any....
News - 11 Jun 12
At the beginning of June, on the London Metal Exchange (LME), nickel saw a temporary low of USD 15,980.00/mt. The finance and sovereign debt crisis took hold of the markets once more, which is hardly surprising, considering the existing structural problems in many industrial countries throughout the world. It is, however, surprising that especially those purporting to be "professional" investors in the financial markets, and who allege to be.....
News - 10 May 12
The St. Gallen symposium should be talked about here. It took place for the 42nd time at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and involved discussions amongst a cross section of generations about urgent topics and questions addressing the present time and the future. Since its conception in 1970, this forum has always been organised completely by the students themselves. This year also saw well known personalities such as the head of Deutsche Bank, Ackermann, and of HSBC, Flint, as well as numerous speakers from politics, trade and industry, academia and society. These included the former leader.....
News - 24 Apr 12
World's third largest stainless-steel scrap trading company again increases turnover and generates EUR 850 million
• 2011 characterised by volatile nickel prices and growing demand
• New location in Asia in operation since the beginning of 2012
• Prospects for 2012: benefiting disproportionately from a growing market