November 2016

HOTTER ON METALS: LME renews spotlight on post-trade options reporting

The London Metal Exchange is proposing to change its rules governing the reporting of traded options.

HOTTER ON METALS: Consumers the winners as US copper market shifts

The US copper market just got interesting.

LORD COPPER: Don’t be mesmerised by your client’s unblinking gaze

Brokers are contract-bound to play things straight with their clients, but, Lord Copper says, the hedge fund (or other client) can always attempt to trick the broker as part of their market stratagems. You can believe me, they say, just look into my eyes, look into my eyes….

HOTTER ON METALS: Copper’s ‘bigly’ move

Copper has been going up, bigly. It’s not because of Trumpenomics.

HOTTER ON METALS: After challenging year, reasons to cheer

If “challenging” was the word that many metals market participants used to summarise 2016 at the start of LME Week, they might be ending the week on a slightly more optimistic note.

TAKEDOWN - Chapter II

Metal Bulletin presents the second chapter of this traders' tale.