THE BIG QUESTION: What are Trafigura’s plans for its 10% stake in Nyrstar?

Above the hum of discussions about the pricing of ingots, alloys and concentrates, one question was being asked loudly by zinc traders, producers and consumers in London last week: What is Trafigura planning to do with its 10% stake in Nyrstar?

The Geneva-based trading house has so far been taciturn about its intentions, aside from saying that it took the stake in Nyrstar as a “financial investment”, as spokeswoman Victoria Dix...


Mark Burton

October 30, 2014

16:40 GMT