Nickel, tin storm ahead while other metals generally firmer after brief consolidation

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange and the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mainly stronger on the morning of Thursday January 20. Aluminium was an exception, but nickel and tin roared higher.

Meanwhile, many cross currents are affecting the markets: • China cuts mortgage reference rates as it eases monetary policy further • But some major Western economies are looking to tighten their policies...

Published

William Adams

January 20, 2022

08:38 GMT

London