By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Speculation, combined with threatened supplies due to strikes at Vale Inco, has sent the price of nickel on a much needed upswing. On the London Metal Exchange, nickel closed t at US$ 19,100 per tonne in the previous session. Over in India, on the MCX, nickel [...]
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By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Nickel will average 6 per cent higher in the fourth quarter than previously forecast after a strike at Vale will reign in supply. Vale workers at the Sudbury nickel operations in Canada are on strike as they are hard- balling management for a change in benefits [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Nickel futures traded higher on India’s Multicommodity Exchange (MCX) today due to increased buying interest. A favourable response to the stimulus packages that will be put in action by the incoming U.S. administration lifted most of the base metals. On the MCX, Nickel December 2008 contract [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News The sharp retreat in the price of nickel in 2008 as demand from the key stainless steel sector plummeted has forced several producers to curb output or defer projects. So far, in 2008, and extending into 2009, mines in Australia, Canada, Finland, Africa and Asia have [...]
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 Nickel futures fell on Wednesday after Cuba announced that its nickel operations escaped the wrath of Hurricane Ike. Production in the region was halted on Sunday before Ike made landfall with 195-kph winds in the eastern province of Holguin, where the mines and plants are located. [...]
By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Nickel Investing News Miners across the globe are a worried lot, what with the plunging price of nickel putting pressure on companies to streamline operations. Mines in Australia have been especially hard hit, due to the weakening Australian dollar; down 10 per cent against the US greenback since mid [...]