May 2020

RESEARCH: Key takeaways from the latest Ferro-alloys Market Tracker

The latest forecasts from Fastmarkets’ team of analysts are ready to view.

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

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday May 21 that are worth another look.

US to keep energy independence in low-carbon world, Enertopia CEO says

The United States is uniquely positioned to keep a leadership role in energy independence while it transitions to a low-carbon footprint, the chief executive officer of Enertopia Corp (ENRT) has said.

Spot cobalt hydroxide payables build on recent gains amid consumer restocking

Spot payables for cobalt hydroxide continued to edge up in the first half of the week, which saw active inquiries and steady procurement from consumers.

Pre-‘twin sessions’ optimism underpins spot cobalt metal price in China

Cobalt metal prices in China rose by 2% in the first half of this week, with sentiment improving amid growing expectations of further stimulus measures being announced during the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Thursday May 21 and the National People’s Congress (NPC) on Friday.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from May 20

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday May 20 that are worth another look.

Cobalt metal prices steady; lockdowns and economic uncertainty keep confidence low

Cobalt has continued to trade on either side of $15 per lb so far this week, with thin spot demand, lockdowns and economic uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic limiting scope for gains despite some sellers holding back from the spot market.

MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 20/05: Antimony trioxide edges down on limited demand; selenium firm

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

TITANIUM SNAPSHOT: Alloy, scrap markets slow but steady

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing session in Europe on Wednesday May 20.

CHINA GALLIUM SNAPSHOT: Subdued demand, expected supply growth weigh on gallium

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing session in China on Wednesday May 20.