INTERVIEW: Nickel could be 2018’s star metal; zinc set for a tough H2 – ABN Amro’s Burgering

Casper Burgering of ABN Amro, which topped the table for the Apex 2017 overall base metals sector with an accuracy rating of 96.4%, is optimistic for base metals in the first half of this year.

Burgering, senior sector economist of manufacturing and industrial metals at ABN Amro, was part of the price prediction team that took the crown. He believes there is a good reason to be positive about the performance of base metals for 2018.

Casper Burgering of ABN Amro
“Mostly I am optimistic about base metals this year,” Burgering said in an interview with Metal Bulletin. “There is, as always, risk attached. The key question is where the fundamentals go for 2018 but right now the trends are good.”

“Historically, if you look at price trends on a month to...


Alice Mason

January 31, 2018

10:00 GMT