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Metals / Commodities

Copper Prices Flatline As Chinese Demand Struggles To Recover

Feb 14, 2023 at 10:18 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   Hopes of a recovery in copper prices seem to have flat-lined since the start of February. The primary…

Investors Turn Bearish On Precious Metals

Feb 10, 2023 at 08:08 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The Global Precious Metals MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) moved sideways last month, inching down…

Fraud Findings Force Trafigura To Fire Head Of Nickel And Cobalt Trading

Feb 10, 2023 at 07:53 | ZeroHedge

The global nickel trading market is once again in the spotlight. Having been at the epicenter of a massive short-squeeze that almost shuttered…

Turkish Steelmakers Remain Operational After Earthquake

Feb 09, 2023 at 09:26 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   According to MetalMiner sources, the earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6 have not damaged the…

Aluminum Price Outlook Remains Bearish

Feb 08, 2023 at 09:34 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner Aluminum prices have stayed bearish in the short term. At the beginning of February, price action…

Green Steel Startup Secures $120 Million Series C Funding

Feb 07, 2023 at 09:08 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The Renewables MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) traded sideways in January, dropping a mere 1.28%.…

Have British Commodity Companies Become Too Reliant On China?

Feb 06, 2023 at 10:37 | City A.M

Encouraged by successive governments, British companies have spent many years courting China, its resources and its huge, increasingly affluent population.  British companies have paid a part…

Copper Rally Stalls As Market Awaits Chinese Demand Recovery

Feb 06, 2023 at 09:37 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   Copper prices reacted to short-term resistance and rallied at the beginning of the year. That…

Global Energy Transition Fuels Boom In Specialty Steel Demand

Feb 03, 2023 at 10:34 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   New-age steel technologies are exclusive to a select few nations around the world.…

Will China’s Rare Earth Dominance Ever Be Challenged?

Feb 03, 2023 at 10:25 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The Rare Earths MMI (Monthly Metals Index) rose considerably over the past month, climbing…

China’s Reopening Has Been A Boon For Metal Markets

Feb 01, 2023 at 09:59 | Stuart Burns

Via AG Metal Miner   The Chinese stock market reacted to Beijing’s about-face on COVID infections with a surge in prices, particularly in…

China’s Low Aluminum Production Worsens Supply Chain Challenges

Jan 31, 2023 at 08:57 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   As with many base metals, aluminum prices rose at the beginning of January. While it is true that…

The Push To Modernize Power Grids Is Fueling Demand For A Key Metal

Jan 30, 2023 at 10:18 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner No matter where in the world you go and what energy source you’re using, energy transfer requires transformers. Be…

Is The The Global Steel Industry In For Another Bumpy Year?

Jan 27, 2023 at 09:05 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   After weathering a bumpy ride throughout 2022, one of the world’s most traded commodities still isn’t out of…

The World’s Largest Metals Market May Never Return To Its Former Glory

Jan 24, 2023 at 09:30 | Stuart Burns

Via AG Metal Miner   Doomsters have predicted the end of the LME before. Still, after 146 years and counting, the LME is…

Extremely Tight Market Could Push Copper Prices To Record Highs

Jan 23, 2023 at 08:38 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Retail and professional investors expect copper to be the top-performing commodity this year, outperforming gold, corn, and crude oil, according to Bloomberg’s MLIV Pulse survey

Rising Steel Prices Threaten Wind Turbine Production

Jan 19, 2023 at 07:43 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The Renewables MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) began showing signs of a possible reversal month-over-month,…

China Vows To Crack Down On Illegal Iron Market Manipulation

Jan 18, 2023 at 07:42 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   The global iron ore price may be in for a bit of a ride. Sector analysts foresee high…

U.S. Lithium Production Is Set To Explode

Jan 17, 2023 at 07:56 | Haley Zaremba

For years, the United States has been falling behind in the clean energy race. While other energy producers around the world have been…

Why Copper Prices Are Rebounding In 2023

Jan 16, 2023 at 10:17 | Ag Metal Miner

By AGMetalMiner.com In recent days, copper prices

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