By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Demand for nickel scrap lost its luster among offshore buyers in January, sinking to its lowest level in more than three years. Nickel prices have rallied as much as 14 per cent since the start of the month, but are likely to remain volatile. Analysts predict [...]
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By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Nickel has kicked off 2009 as the worst performing metal; declining 15 per cent in the first two months of the year, the most among LME traded metals. Inventories are well on their way to rise above 100,000 tonnes, the highest since June 1995. Prices will [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Nickel prices entered the New Year with upward momentum, as the annual commodity index rebalancing was positive for the base metals. Now, it is one month into the year and the gains have halted. London Metal Exchange three-month nickel closed Friday at US$11,150 a metric tonne, [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Under the weight of high inventories, nickel is anticipated to be one of the slowest industrial metals to rebound. LME stocks of nickel are at their highest since around mid-1995. The world refined nickel market was in surplus by 42,900 metric tonnes in January-November of 2008, [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Nickel started the New Year with a bang, gaining 50% of its value in just two and a half days. The metal, used primarily as a component of stainless steel, was joined by the other major commodities in a rapid rebalancing. Last Friday nickel hit a [...]
The Philippines’ second biggest mining firm Atlas said that it will build a nickel-cobalt leaching plant with its Chinese partner. For full story, click here
Nickel is high lustre, silver-white coloured material that early civilizations confused with silver. Unlike “fools gold” this imposter is in no way worthless. The element has valuable applications that have enabled it to carve its own niche in the precious metals market. Nickel is primarily used as a refined metal with two thirds of global [...]