The only publication of its kind, Energy & Metals Consensus Forecasts™ surveys over 40 of the world’s most prominent commodity forecasters covering over 30 individual commodity price forecasts (list along the right-hand side) including nickel. The publication has many practical uses including commodity investment analysis, risk management, corporate planning, and budgeting. A complete sample issue is available by clicking on the box below.
The table below shows a section of nickel forecasts from our June 2015 survey, based on London Metal Exchange (LME) cash prices for primary nickel of at least 99.8% purity. The full table shows forecasts for the next 8 quarters. In addition, our panel provide their annual forecasts and long-term projections for the upcoming 10 year horizon. This is complemented with detailed graphical and written analysis.
What's currently affecting nickel prices?
“After increasing above US$14000/T in early May, nickel slipped back to US$12735 on our survey date. Recent soft demand and significant upturn in stocks (which have reached record levels on the LME this year) have battered the ductile metal. Potential new stimulus measures from the Chinese government may revive demand …” (Portion of text from the June 2015 issue).
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