The three-month nickel price ended the day $465 lower than Friday’s close at $11,570 per tonne, after it finished last week at $12,035, around 11-day highs.
Analysts attributed the lower tone throughout the day mainly to a fall in Asian equities.
The Chinese CSI 300 closed down 1.32% after a day of consolidation on Friday, which followed Thursday’s steep sell-off. The Nikkei 225 closed down by 0.24% and the Hong Kong Hang Seng by 0.6%.
Following on from the losses in Asia this morning, European markets have all closed in negative territory. The FTSE 100 is down 0.35% for the session, Euro Stoxx is down 0.48%, CAC 40 is down 0.56% and the DAX is down...