Long-distance run

Click here to read the chinese version 疫情是一场长期考验 Industrial metals show strength. Pandemic not yet over. Medal table has changed. The success in the early part of the year has caused recklessness. Now the best has to be made of the situation. Rapid rise in nickel....

No one goes completely

Click here to read the chinese version 没有人会完全离开 Nickel robust. Stock markets lead developments. New vaccines give message of hope. Shifting of investment funds from industrial metals to other securities. Monetary policy of central banks governs events. Immense costs...

Toilet roll sales increase again

Click here to read the chinese version 新冠疫情反反复复,厕纸销量再次增长 LME nickel price once more over USD 15,500 a ton. Stainless steel production and economy, especially in China, clearly recovering. Share of the 300 series significantly rose. This leads to higher nickel...

The Dunning-Kruger-Effect – too stupid!?

Click here to read the chinese version “达克效应” – 太愚蠢还是太自信!? Consolidation followed the high in nickel. Overbought situation had to be changed. Rise not just speculative. However, the volume of derivatives is many times more than that of the physical market. The...

When the tide turns…

Click here to read the chinese version 当潮水退去….. Nickel prices are on the rise. Fundamental data gives the edge. Base metals also in the focus of investors. Availability of data in the crisis is getting better and better. Quality of information and forecasts has...

Every scandal needs a scapegoat

Click here to read the chinese version 每一起丑闻都要有人来背锅 LME nickel firms up more. Commodity analysts slowly widen their horizon beyond Covid-19 once more. The medium range forecasts continue to be influenced by electro mobility. Scrap availability below pre-crisis levels...