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Central Banks Continue To Boost Gold

Oct 06, 2023 at 07:41 | ZeroHedge

Via SchiffGold.com, Central bank gold buying continues to sizzle. Central banks globally added a net 77 tons to their reserves in August, according…

Trafigura Sees Potential $12,000 High For Copper

Oct 05, 2023 at 07:29 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner It’s safe to say that the copper price index witnessed an interesting 2023 thus far. Indeed, the market’s been volatile,…

Precious Metals Feel The Heat As Fed Keeps Interest Rates High

Oct 03, 2023 at 08:51 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner In recent weeks, leading up to the end of the month, indices like the S&P500 and metals like silver and…

Copper's Price Curve Hasn't Looked Like This In Decades

Oct 02, 2023 at 09:25 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The copper market is in a state of extreme contango—a state of the futures curve where futures contracts trade at a premium to the spot price and signal weak prompt…

The Metals Behind Our Clean Energy Future

Oct 02, 2023 at 09:04 | Kurt Cobb

A very observant longtime friend of mine opined recently that the clean energy economy is really just a metals energy economy where metals provide the basis for energy…

How Tech Is Shaping The Future Of Metal Mining

Sep 29, 2023 at 08:35 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner As we approach 2023, the metal mining industry teeters on a precipice of unprecedented change and challenge. Such challenges range…

Gold And Silver Prices Teeter Near Support Zones

Sep 28, 2023 at 08:20 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Month-over-month, the Precious Metals MMI (Monthly Metals Index) witnessed almost no movement and narrowly missed…

India's Rising Aluminum Appetite Shakes Global Market Dynamics

Sep 27, 2023 at 08:45 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner In an otherwise down market staring at a slow recovery in 2023, only India stands apart from the rest of…

Copper Prices Stuck As Stockpiles Skyrocket

Sep 26, 2023 at 11:27 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved sideways from August to September, dropping just 1.36%.…

Unprecedented Gold Hoarding By Central Banks Heralds Financial Sea Change

Sep 25, 2023 at 09:12 | ZeroHedge

My estimation of global official gold reserves hit 38,764 tonnes in Q2 2023, breaking its previous record from 1965. The new high confirms the world has entered a…

Are Consumers Willing To Pay A Premium For Low-Carbon Aluminum?

Sep 25, 2023 at 09:08 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   LME aluminum prices edged sideways throughout August, with a modest 1.69% month-over-month rise. Meanwhile,…

Aluminum Oxide Shortage Pushes Russia To Diversify Supply Chain

Sep 22, 2023 at 08:52 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner A somewhat desperate Russia has made some interesting moves relating to its need for aluminum oxide, also known as alumina. Recent reports indicate that the…

Historic UAW Strike Spells Uncertainty For Steel Prices

Sep 20, 2023 at 09:10 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved sideways, with a 2.83% decline from August…

Tata Steel's Port Talbot Set For £1.25 Billion Green Transformation

Sep 19, 2023 at 08:17 | Metal Miner

Via Metal MIner   The UK government and Mumbai-headquartered Tata Steel have reached a preliminary agreement over a…

Is The LME Losing Its Grip On Global Nickel Pricing?

Sep 15, 2023 at 08:59 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The nickel price index continued to trend downward, as it fell to its lowest level since July…

Yen's Dramatic Slide Triggers Unexpected Gold Rush In Japan

Sep 15, 2023 at 08:43 | ZeroHedge

A gold-buying frenzy in hyperinflating banana-republic basket cases such as Venezuela, Zimbabwe, Argentina or Turkey makes sense; one can also imagine Indians and Chinese liquidating rushing to buy…

China's Economic Resurgence Boosts Global Commodity Prices

Sep 14, 2023 at 07:59 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Month-over-month, the Renewables MMI (Monthly Metals Index) ended up dropping significantly by 11.16%. The main…

China’s Credit Growth Boosts Confidence In Iron Ore Markets

Sep 13, 2023 at 08:27 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner According to this report, the most-traded January iron ore on China’s Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE)…

Euro Steelmakers Defy Sluggish Market With Bold Price Hike

Sep 12, 2023 at 07:49 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Steelmakers in Northwestern Europe are seeking an increase of €20 ($20) per metric ton on hot rolled coil. Market sources…

Tata Steel Looks For UK Support To Make £1.2 Billion Green Furnace Upgrade

Sep 11, 2023 at 08:38 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Tata Steel is in talks with the UK government to acquire £500 million ($630 million) in funding. The steelmaking multinational…

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