Curb your nickel conspiracy enthusiasm – Hotter on metals

When the London Metal Exchange suspended trading in one of its key contracts last week after a large Chinese corporation with a sizeable net short position couldn’t make its margin calls, theories as to whether there was more to the situation began to emerge.

Key among them has been that the LME had been forced to do so at the request of its owner, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEX), as a favor to...

Published

Andrea Hotter

March 17, 2022

17:00 GMT

London