December 2015

HOTLINE: Nickel bears in Shanghai

Moves by nickel producers in China to encourage the authorities to act against what they deem ‘the wrong kind of short-selling’ in the futures market recalls the complaints made about speculators when prices were ramping upwards in the commodities boom.

MILLING ABOUT: 5N Plus appoints Arjang Roshan as president, ceo

Canadian speciality metals group 5N Plus has appointed Arjang Roshan as president and ceo following founder Jacques L’Ecuyer’s decision to step down in November.