How to invest in energy and metals as tech stocks crash
Dump trucks in a copper mine
Commodities

How to invest in energy and metals as tech stocks crash

It’s been a terrible week for stockmarkets. But not everything is crashing – “real” assets such as metals and energy are holding up well and should ha…
26 Jan 2022
Industrial metals: electric vehicles are driving a boom in prices
Workers fill barrels with balls of metal ore
Industrial metals

Industrial metals: electric vehicles are driving a boom in prices

The soaring popularity of electric vehicles is pushing up the price of the industrial metals that make up the batteries.
21 Jan 2022
How China is cornering the market for electric-car batteries
Raw cobalt on a conveyor
Industrial metals

How China is cornering the market for electric-car batteries

The West is sleepwalking into a situation where it has traded its old reliance on Middle East oil for dependence on key metals controlled by China. Th…
8 Jan 2022
Lithium price embarks on a long boom
Industrial metals

Lithium price embarks on a long boom

Rising demand for electric vehicles has driven the lithium price in China up by 276% since the start of the year to $30,940 a tonne
3 Dec 2021
What happened to the commodities supercycle?
Metal foundry worker
Commodities

What happened to the commodities supercycle?

There was much talk earlier this year of a commodities supercycle. But even as energy markets boom, other commodities have come back down to earth.
9 Oct 2021
Uranium price is melting up
Commodities

Uranium price is melting up

The price of uranium has hit an eight-year high after being in the doldrums for much of the past decade
17 Sep 2021
Uranium prices are spiking – and conditions look ripe for a longer-term bull market
Energy

Uranium prices are spiking – and conditions look ripe for a longer-term bull market

The price of uranium has hit $40 a pound for the first time in six years. And it's unlikely to be just a short-term spike. John Stepek looks at what's…
10 Sep 2021
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The case for nickel – a crucial metal in the Green Energy Revolution
Industrial metals

The case for nickel – a crucial metal in the Green Energy Revolution

Nickel’s use in batteries for electric vehicles makes it a vital metal for the 21st century. Dominic Frisby investigates how to invest.
5 Aug 2021
Commodity supercycle or not, here’s a metal that’ll still be in demand – tin
Industrial metals

Commodity supercycle or not, here’s a metal that’ll still be in demand – tin

Commodity prices may have come off the boil recently. But for tin, the only way is up. Dominic Frisby picks the best ways to invest.
7 Jul 2021
The commodities “supercycle” pauses for breath
Commodities

The commodities “supercycle” pauses for breath

Commodity prices have all surged this year as economies have reopened. But now some raw materials have started to come off the boil.
25 Jun 2021
Is the commodity bull market already losing steam?
Commodities

Is the commodity bull market already losing steam?

Commodities have put in a blistering performance over the past year. But – oil aside – the commodity bull market looks like it might have peaked. Domi…
16 Jun 2021
Latin America leads the way in the raw materials for clean tech – here's how to invest
Commodities

Latin America leads the way in the raw materials for clean tech – here's how to invest

Whichever type of green energy prevails in the next few years, Latin America will benefit, says James McKeigue
28 May 2021
Is the world at the start of a commodities supercycle?
Commodities

Is the world at the start of a commodities supercycle?

Surging global demand has driven both copper and iron-ore prices to all-time highs.
14 May 2021
Copper has hit a ten-year high, but this could just be the start of a huge bull market
Industrial metals

Copper has hit a ten-year high, but this could just be the start of a huge bull market

The price of copper is at its highest for ten years. But supply constraints and a massive rise in demand mean it’s not going to stop there, says Domin…
5 May 2021
Copper price’s red-hot run as it heads for a decade-long high
Industrial metals

Copper price’s red-hot run as it heads for a decade-long high

The copper price has risen by 26% so far this year and is at its highest level in almost ten years.
30 Apr 2021
Tech has dominated the economy – but the real world is about to strike back
Industrial metals

Tech has dominated the economy – but the real world is about to strike back

The digital economy has driven tech stocks to incredible valuations. But it is all dependent on the real-world economy. And particularly on metals and…
7 Apr 2021
Why you should buy palladium and sell platinum
Industrial metals

Why you should buy palladium and sell platinum

Platinum has gained 63% over the past year but now it could be palladium’s turn to shine.
2 Apr 2021
How to profit as uranium prices head for a melt-up
Industrial metals

How to profit as uranium prices head for a melt-up

The supply squeeze in the uranium market implies ample scope for price rises. Here's how to invest in uranium.
29 Mar 2021
Expect a supercycle in industrial metals as demand outstrips supply
Industrial metals

Expect a supercycle in industrial metals as demand outstrips supply

With copper prices up by 75% over the past year, Iron ore prices up by more than 80% and aluminium gaining a third, we could be at the start of a majo…
19 Mar 2021
The next big bull market in metals? Look no further than tin
Industrial metals

The next big bull market in metals? Look no further than tin

The world consumes huge amounts of tin every year. But supply is short and stockpiles are low. It’s all looking very bullish, says Dominic Frisby.
10 Mar 2021
Can China hold the world to ransom over access to rare-earth metals?
Industrial metals

Can China hold the world to ransom over access to rare-earth metals?

China’s stranglehold on rare-earth minerals – resources essential for our modern high-tech world – has some analysts worried. Should we be too?
6 Mar 2021
How to invest in tin: a crucial metal whose price is set to soar
Industrial metals

How to invest in tin: a crucial metal whose price is set to soar

The price of tin, a versatile and increasingly important substance, has reached a ten-year high. There are plenty more gains ahead, says Dominic Frisb…
5 Mar 2021