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Base Metals

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The Missing Link

Some metals demands have surprised on the upside. But is the trend reversal real? As base metals have surprised most with their move over the…
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More Pain and Little Gain

Prices for many base metals have moved up. Nonetheless, oversupply and global weakness still remain major headwinds The trend in base metals has remained largely…
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Course Correction

Bullish sentiment returns in base metals. But will it last? Base metal prices recovered 6.8% QoQ (calculated using the representative commodity pack outlined in the…
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The Blunt End

Base metals tread water on the back of lower demand, especially from emerging economies. Downside risks include stronger-than-expected monetary tightening by the US Fed and…
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Catching the Tailwind

Improving confidence surrounding China’s economy has pushed select base metals prices higher, but the sector continues to face near-term headwinds Base metals ended…
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The Cycle Hasn’t Turned Yet

Some base metals have seen short-term rising trend. But is the metal sector really turning around? The falling price trend in base metals which dominated…
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The China Syndrome

Fear and loathing grip base metal prices as companies in China — often the largest consumer of most commodities — go for production cuts. Will…
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Down, but not out

Muted manufacturing activities in major economies and rising supply are keeping base metals prices subdued Sources: World Bank Commodities Price Data, April 3, 2015; Resources…
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Limited Upside

Rising inventories, weak demand, and increasing global supply weigh on prices Metals prices dropped by 5.7 percent in January 2015 for sixth consecutive months on…