Turbulence on Twitter

Year starts differently to expectations. Trade war and Brexit are only footnotes. All eyes are on Iran and Iraq. Confrontations with the USA are escalating. USA liquidates, Iran centrifuges. So far Exchanges remain relatively calm. Market mood is that further...

Jakarta is sinking into the sea

Click here to read the chinese version 雅加达正慢慢沉入大海 Sharp correction in nickel on the LME. Rally was not sustainable, driven by speculation. Export ban in Indonesia already causes concerns about changes to commodity flows. And that is just the beginning. European Union...

The year is 2192

Click here to read the chinese version 想象我们是在2192年 LME nickel future unable to hold price levels. News from Indonesia coming thick and fast. Nickel market in focus at the LME week in London. Brokers receive a questionnaire from the LME. A return to normal is probably...

Big Brother is watching you

Für chinesische Version hier klicken 老大哥正在关注你 LME nickel prices still firm despite macroeconomic weaknesses. Backwardation and warehouse stocks development suggest shortages in short-term supplies. But there are other reasons. Exchange warehouse stocks for nickel in...

Beverage can with side supports

Solid advance of nickel prices to USD 18,500.00/mt and higher. Recent correction due to technical profit taking and risk off after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia. Surprisingly Indonesia has brought forward its export ban on nickel ores. China is hit the most as...

“Like Phoenix out of the ashes” or trivial

Für chinesische Version hier klicken 是“灰烬中飞出金凤凰”还是小巫见大巫 The casino is back in the nickel market. Shanghai Futures Exchange is the first. A higher nickel demand in China was at first given as the reason for the quick price rise. According to rumours Indonesia is...