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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.
The prices for nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) continue to be well supported and if it was just a matter of the parameters of the nickel market, a continuation into the new year would be everything else but excluded. Nickel demand, including in the (still) dominant stainless steel and alloy area and also the segment of…read more
The nickel price on the London Metal Exchange (LME) lost some ground recently. After the high in the middle of September of just short of USD 20,500.00/mt, the 3 months price took a rapid fall. By the end of September, it had reached a relative low of almost USD 17,700.00/mt. However, this is where the futures market came to a standstill. A recovery movement began, with not only fundamental but also technical aspects. So far, this has led to a level of…read more
Despite generally weaker economic data, weaker stock markets and increasing fears that central banks may tighten the reins on ultra-loose monetary policy in the long term, nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) and Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) continues its upward trend undeterred. At prices of around…read more
Despite certain volatility, the positive trend of nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) remains intact. Meanwhile the high of just under USD 20,000.00/mt at the end of July could not, so far, be defended. After a correction, which led to a price of…read more
Unfortunately there is no trace of summer in our latitudes. A pronounced cold period was followed by a pronounced rainy period. This has led to a summer edition without any real summer feeling. In any case, any cheerfulness has already been lost in all parts of the world for…read more
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.
Stainless steel industry/ZEW study on raw material trade barriers. Europe must rely on the development of international trade agreements for the security of raw materials. China has the most extensive trade restrictions worlwide. As net importer of the main components...read more
Stainless steel industry/TU Berlin study on raw material security. TU Berlin study on the "real" availability of chrome, nickel, iron, and scrap, taking economic factors into consideration. The sole focus on geological reserves is insufficient for the assessment of...read more
A study by the Institute of Finance at the University of Ulm on behalf of Oryx Stainless Group. Team of experts pleads for greater use of hedging instruments. Blind spot stainless steel scrap impairs forecasting reliability for nickel. Greater transparency for less...read more
A study by Fraunhofer Institute Umsicht on behalf of Oryx Stainless Group. The rising demand for stainless steel means that the responsible and efficient use of our resources is becoming increasingly important. That is why the Oryx Stainless Group commissioned the...read more