Cobalt prices continue rising following Glencore Mutanda news

Cobalt prices have moved up again on Friday August 9 following Glencore's decision to shut its Mutanda copper-cobalt mine and cut output at its Katanga cobalt facility.

The resulting supply concerns have pushed both suppliers and consumers to accept higher prices toward the end of the week starting August 5. Fastmarkets’ benchmark price for cobalt, standard grade, in whs Rotterdam rose by 4.4% to $13.05-14.30 per lb on August 9, up from $12.25-13.95 per lb on August 7. Fastmarkets' corresponding assessment of...

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Martim Facada

August 09, 2019

17:30 GMT

London