Palladium and rhodium have outstripped platinum in the past few years. But thanks to the advent of fuel-cell cars, that could soon change, says Dominic Frisby.
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.
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.
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.
The price of iron ore has slumped this year – expect the decline to continue.
The price of palladium has surged to its highest level since February 2001.
Platinum and palladium prices have soared, and there could be further to go yet.
The price of platinum may have slipped recently, but don’t write off a rally.