Short battery life is one of the biggest problems facing the tech industry. Bengt Saelensminde looks at the companies leading the race to find a solution.
Iron ore, the main ingredient in steel, has suffered a nasty slump, with the price plummeting below $50 a ton.
The long-heralded age of the electric car might finally be upon us. Matthew Partridge looks at how to profit.
Mexican lithium miner Bacanora Minerals has seen its share price slide since it floated. But 2015 could be the year it realises its potential. Bengt Saelensminde explains why.
The price of palladium looks set to recover on the back soaring global car sales.
Metal prices have been battered, and with them mining stocks. But they could both be about to bounce back. Dr Matthew Partridge explains why.
Copper has hit the skids, dragging down equities and bonds with it.
The sliding prices of copper and oil are no surprise. And unless central banks provide more stimulus, the price of every other asset class will fall too. John Stepek explains why.
Technology is changing our world all the time, says Bengt Saelensminde. And these two companies are in the driving seat.
Prices for non-precious metals have plummeted in the past year. And copper has been the worst affected – sliding more than 15% in 2014.
Crude oil and metals look set for further misery over the next year, says David C Stevenson. But the longer-term outlook is more promising.
Commodities are looking cheap at the moment. But beware. China’s weak growth spells more trouble ahead, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Power is being generated in ever more imaginative ways. Bengt Saelensminde explains how that’s creating opportunities for investors in one specific resource.
Demand for iron is falling. And it’s likely to remain low for some time. Bengt Saelensminde explains why, and picks this year’s best commodities play.
The price of iron ore has slumped this year – expect the decline to continue.