MetalBulletin Research
The world's leading independent provider of market analysis for the global metals and mining industry

Change font size:   

February 2018 | Base Metals


Market Summary: Rebound confirms bullish bias


The speed and extent of the rebounds across most of the base metals last week after the sell-offs earlier this month, suggest that broad sentiment for the group is strong. Given concerted global growth and lower investment in recent years on the next generation of mining projects, we think sentiment should remain bullish across the base metals for considerable time.

Rebound confirms bullish bias
The speed and extent of the rebounds across most of the base metals last week after the sell-offs earlier this month, suggest that broad sentiment for the group is strong. Given concerted global growth and lower investment in recent years on the next generation of mining projects, we think sentiment should remain bullish across the base metals for considerable time.

Aluminium: Knee-jerk reaction

There was a positive knee-jerk price reaction to the Section 232 recommendations announced on Friday, but we suspect it won’t last. We present some thoughts on the subject this week. Aside from that, we remain concerned over the soon-to-expire Chinese winter production cuts in March, which raise the prospect of even higher stock levels and greater downward pressure on...

ACCESS RESTRICTED

You must be a paid subscriber to view the full content.
Content over 60 days old can only be accessed by subscribers.
Call +44(0)20 7779 8000 with your credit card details or subscribe online.


SUBSCRIBE


Receive unlimited access to all current and archive content going back to 2008 including downloadable pricing data and forecasts. Plus download the latest issue as soon as it’s published.

Subscribe


Already subscribed?




Back to top MetalBulletin Research