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Lead Price Forecasts

Energy & Metals Consensus Forecasts is the result of a comprehensive bi-monthly (6 times per year) survey of over 30 of the world’s most prominent commodity forecasters covering over 25 individual commodity price forecasts including lead.

The only publication of its kind, Energy & Metals Consensus Forecasts contains detailed individual analyst and average (mean) price forecasts for the next 10 quarters as well as the long-term outlook.

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The publication has many practical uses including commodity investment analysis, risk management, corporate planning, and budgeting. The commodities covered have been selected for their global appeal and traded on prominent futures markets such as the London Metal Exchange (LME), New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and InterContinental Exchange (ICE). For example, the lead price forecasts below are based on LME cash prices for lead of 99.970% minimum purity.

Lead Price Forecasts From Survey of October 22, 2012
(US$/metric tonne)
Survey Date Spot Price US$2067/t Dec 12 Mar 13 Jun
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Sep 13 % Change from spot Dec 13 Mar 14 Jun 14 Sep 14 Dec 14
BNP Paribas 2235 2375 2475 2600 25.8% Download the sample issuebelow to see the complete table of forecasts, price charts, and written analysis.
BoA Merrill Lynch 2375 2100 2300 2550 23.4%
Metal Bulletin Research 2150 2220 2400 2500 20.9%
Euromonitor Int'l 2266 2352 2423 2492 20.6%
Barclays Capital 2100 2200 2350 2400 16.1%
Prometeia 2221 2238 2282 2374 14.8%
Credit Suisse 2130 2200 2300 2350 13.7%
CPM Group 2175 2274 2195 2345 13.4%
Standard Bank 2290 2210 2280 2340 13.2%
ANZ 2272 2282 2304 2326 12.5%
Econ Intelligence Unit 2205 2249 2293 2315 12.0%
RBS 2161 2205 2205 2315 12.0%
Morgan Stanley 2262 2285 2262 2307 11.6%
BREE 2025 2100 2200 2300 11.3%
Wilson HTM 2028 2187 2187 2290 10.8%
Oxford Economics 2100 2117 2175 2252 9.0%
Societe Generale 2200 2350 2300 2250 8.9%
Investec 2094 2205 2205 2205 6.7%
Deutsche Bank 2100 2100 2200 2200 6.4%
HWWI 2170 2250 2210 2190 6.0%
China Int'l Capital Corp 2100 2120 2130 2130 3.0%
Macquarie Bank 1975 2050 2101 2050 -0.8%
BIPE 1900 1951 1971 2021 -2.2%
UBS 1984 1984 1984 1984 -4.0%
IHS Global Insight 2007 1895 1704 1740 -15.8%
Consensus (Mean) 2141 2180 2217 2273 10.0%
High 2375 2375 2475 2600  
Low 1900 1895 1704 1740  
Standard Deviation 114 122 159 188  

The table above shows a portion of lead price forecasts taken from the October 2012 issue of Energy & Metals Consensus Forecasts. A complete sample issue of the publication, which also includes Consensus Forecasts™ for Aluminium, Copper, Nickel, Tin and Zinc, as well as ferrous and precious metals, can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking the link below and registering your details.


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