January 2020

Trade log January 2020: Cobalt

Cobalt trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets. Unless otherwise stated, all prices are per lb on an in-warehouse (in-whs) basis. Delivered prices are netted back.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from January 22

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday January 22 that are worth another look.

MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 22/01: Manganese flake prices on incline; complex largely stable

An overview of the minor metals markets and their latest price moves.

TITANIUM SNAPSHOT: Suppliers hold offer prices despite muted trading

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing session in Europe on Wednesday January 22.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from January 21

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday January 21 that are worth another look.

Strengthening yuan supports metal, mineral prices

A thaw in trade relations between the United States and China is lending broad support to commodity prices, with the yuan strengthening against the dollar.

PRICING NOTICE: Fastmarkets moves to annual methodology reviews across PRA divisions

Beginning in 2020, Fastmarkets will review its pricing methodologies and price specifications across all its Price Reporting Agency (PRA) divisions - Metals & Mining and Forest Products - on an annual basis rather than twice per year.

PEOPLE MOVES: Sebastian Voigt replaces Kris Guns as Fortis Group CEO

Fortis Group has appointed Sebastian Voigt as its chief executive officer, replacing Kris Guns, who held the position at the minor metals and chemicals company since 2014.

PEOPLE MOVES: Nyrstar appoints Simon Dent as head of commercial

Zinc and lead smelter Nyrstar has appointed Simon Dent, a longtime sales manager and trader, as its new head of commercial as of January 2020.

GLOBAL ANTIMONY SNAPSHOT: Chinese price gains momentum; weakened European prices unable to follow suit

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia and Europe in the week to Friday January 17.