May 2019

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 17/05: Cobalt metal prices edge lower on thin demand

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their latest price moves.

Chinese bismuth price slides further on Fanya auction rumors

Rumors that around 1,000 tonnes of bismuth held in Fanya warehouses may be auctioned dampened buying interest in China, causing the domestic Chinese bismuth price to plunge by 4% week on week on Friday May 17.

MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 17/05: Antimony wavers on thin spot buying; new Fanya rumors hit indium

An overview of the minor metals markets and the reasons for any price moves.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 17/05: Minor metals

The following Fastmarkets minor metals prices changed on Friday May 17:

CHINA MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 17/05: Antimony price drops in buyer’s market; Fanya weighs on bismuth, indium

An overview of the Chinese minor metals markets and the reasons for any price moves.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from May 16

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday May 16 that are worth another look.

COBALT INSTITUTE CONF 2019: Six things we learned in Hong Kong

Six key takeaways from the Cobalt Institute’s annual conference in Hong Kong on May 15-16, 2019.

Glencore reshuffles cobalt department; Schulders on sabbatical

Metals trader Glencore has reshuffled its cobalt team, with David Brocas leading the company’s cobalt trading since Franck Schulders has gone on sabbatical.

UK ferro-titanium plant looks for production restart in Q3

British ferro-alloys producer FE Mottram, the biggest producer of ferro-titanium in Europe, intends to restart production in the third quarter of 2019 after a fire damaged its plant in April, according to an industry source.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from May 15

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday May 15 that are worth another look.