Nickel's three-month price was down to $19,243 per tonne - a fall of $145, or 0.7% - from Tuesday's closing price. Its volumes, at 6,450 lots traded by 5pm, were at their lowest since July 21.
The news that Vale had officially reached an agreement with workers at the Sudbury mine in Canada
, ending a two-month strike, eased prices. On Tuesday, the metal's intraday bottom was of $19,125 per tonne, the lowest since July 23.
"The key support is at the...