Nickel is projected to be in a surplus over the next year and a half, as weak stainless steel demand has caused cuts in production. There are supporting factors as the market heads for its bottom.
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By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Ben Bernanke’s comments as part of the FOMC’ s statement that the recession in the US is easing increased confidence that demand for metals will strengthen, advancing nickel as much as 8.5 per cent to hit its peak price for 2009. Across the ocean, Germany, the [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News On Monday, Nickel prices extended last week’s rally; as positive manufacturing data out of China, the world’s third largest economy lifted the base metals. Extra impetus came as the weakening greenback made nickel more economical for holders of other currencies. Many analysts are still trigger shy [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Nickel companies are struggling to cope with dropping metal prices. On Wednesday, nickel prices were hammered again in a broader sell off triggered by demand worries. Nickel prices sunk as low as $10,000 per tonne by mid day after closing Tuesday at $10,700 per tonne on [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News On Monday, LME Nickel was on the upside with prices jumping 5.5 per cent. Nickel was just one of the metals that rallied on Monday, after news that there would be coordinated steps taken outside the US to combat a global recession. Nickel for three-month delivery [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Nickel was down US$350 to US$16,650 at India’s Multi Commodity Exchange, MCX, on Monday.The benchmark September nickel MNKU8 was down 1.27 per cent at Rs 774.5. Nickel October contract was trading down 0.38 per cent at Rs 796.50 a kg. It opened at Rs 810.80 as compared [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News London Metal Exchange (LME) Nickel started the week on a sour note, continuing with the low levels that it had hit at the end of last week. Nickel’s drop came in as stockpiles in warehouses monitored by the LME advanced 378 tonnes to 51,864 tonnes, the highest [...]