Zombies have to disappear

The futures market for nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) is still not really getting back on its feet. And this is not really due to a continued poor state of affairs following the turmoil of March 2022. On the contrary, the LME could make…

Fido home alone

Since the last edition, nickel prices have hardly changed, perhaps just having a slight tendency on the downside. The low for nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) of USD 15,900.00/mt at the end of November 2023 was indeed tested once more, but so far without success. At the moment nickel is trading around…

In search of the black mass

It is not surprising that in this year metals do not belong to the best performers among the various types of investment and commodity classes. In particular, the important industry and battery metal nickel did not escape unscathed in 2023. At the beginning of the year, nickel was still being traded at USD 30,000/mt on the London Metal Exchange (LME), but now the price is…

Superduper

South East Asia is situated in a central position, with East Asia and Oceania on the one side and India on the other. A platform in the best economic sense could not be better located geo-strategically. And the current dynamism of the region and the attention which…