Palladium has gained 70% in a year. It now trades at about $1,530 per ounce. But any escalation in the US-China trade could spell an end to the rally.
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.
Uranium is set for a rebound after a fall in the price caused by the Fukushima disaster.
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.