All hopes now lie with the First Lady

Click here to read the chinese version 一切希望系于“第一夫人” Trade War USA-China dominates markets. The USA is a strong economic nation with the potential to make threats. As well as this, the next election is already being contested. Other news is only on the periphery. The...

Not just Brexit is an odyssey

Click here to read the chinese Version 陷入困局的不只是英国脱欧 Nickel in sideways trend. In general, developments point to the upside despite a more overall pessimistic business news flow. Averages have turned to the upside, as well. Brexit does not move on. One extension...

For a packet of biscuits

Click here to read the chinese version 为了一包饼干 Nickel rates continue to rise, despite technical corrections. Uptrend like a picture book. Weaker data from China, lower ECB prognosis and stronger dollar cloud the picture. The joke of carnival focuses on morals and...

Global markets set the tone

Click here to read the chinese version 全球市场奠定基调 Rises in nickel continue. Technical consolidation after USD 13,000.00/mt was reached. Overbought situation diminishing. Fundamental development in demand and a renewed increase of interest by investors are behind the...

Big Boy becomes Big Brother

Gloomy sentiment at the start of the year. Bad news everywhere. Economic slowdown without doubt. Pessimism exaggerated. In contrast, nickel started positively in 2019. Investment bank, Goldman Sachs, lowers its forecast for short term metal prices. Turns some...

Aristotle already knew about financial instruments

Nickel prices inconsistent. Easy come, easy go. Mood not good at present. Protectionism, Brexit, Turkey, Italy, France. Plenty of reasons around. Solutions few and far between. Uncertainty and falling nickel and other commodity prices cause cut-backs in stainless...