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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