There’s a huge amount of investment pouring into self-driving cars. It could turn out to be a “glorious bubble”, says John Stepek. Here’s what’s going on, and the best way to invest.
Commodity prices have hit their lowest level since the late 1990s. And while there is scope for a rally in 2016, an upturn is unlikely to mark the start of the next long-term up-cycle.
Copper has hit another six-year low, but the gloom looks to be overdone.
Lithium plays a growing role in the global economy, but new mining concessions can be hard to find.
A global supply glut caused by China’s slowdown has halved steel prices this year. Can Britain’s steel industry survive? Simon Wilson reports.
While the copper price could stage a temporary recovery, don’t count on the bounce lasting.
Palladium has just had its best week in four years thanks to the bad press over diesel engines.
Electric car entrepreneur Elon Musk is plotting great things from his lair. Smart investors should get behind him, says Bengt Saelensminde.
Commodities trading and mining giant Glencore has bowed to shareholder calls to fortify the group against the slump in raw-materials prices.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s September’s take on the major asset classes.
Commodities are plunging lower and that could be a signal everything else will follow. Alex Williams looks at how clever investors can still profit.
The fall in commodity prices has moved centre stage in investors’ worries, with the pace quickening in the past few days.
The Bloomberg Commodity index, which tracks 22 hard and soft raw materials, has fallen to a 13-year low.
With the arrival of ‘Formula E’, electric cars have come of age. That’s great news for lithium miners. Matthew Partridge looks at the prospects for the ‘fuel of the future’.
A new battery technology, based on lithium, is being born which could fuel big changes in mobile phones and cars. Here’s how to invest.
A new scheme coming to London is proof that electric cars are entering the mainstream, says John Stepek. Here, he looks at the next stage in the green transport revolution.