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The Oryx Stainless newsletter is regarded as a guide to the industry and provides information about the latest topics that are relevant to the industry. It has been published monthly since 1998 and is regularly read by around 2,500 interested people around the world. In addition, it is published in the trade magazines “Focus Rostfrei” and “Stainless Focus”. Subscribe now for free.

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...

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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...

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Ghost train to Port Hedland

Strong macro economics and a firmer US dollar push nickel prices below USD 12,000.00/mt. Short recovery after the US mid-term elections only a bush fire. Is the earth really only 6,000 years old? Recent discoveries of cave drawings in Borneo seem to prove otherwise....

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Great Britain stays in Europe

Nickel holds its ground. Despite all voices of gloom. Italy is once again in the headlines. Its government wants to make more debt. Not a good signal. Following on from 2017 and 2018, the International Nickel Study Group (INSG) expects a supply deficit 2019. The...

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about our studies

In cooperation with external experts, we regularly focus on cross-sector issues and prepare the results of these studies: the range of topics is very varied with examples including “CO2 reduction through intelligent recycling of stainless steel scrap” in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT or “The key raw materials of nickel, chromium and iron: Limited availability despite sufficient natural reserves” in collaboration with the Technical University of Berlin.

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Oryx Commodity News

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