January 2021

APEX 2020: Winners predict ‘firm but bumpy’ growth for base metals in 2021; bullish for gold

The winners of Fastmarkets’ Apex 2020 price forecast contest set out their projections for factors that will most influence base metals, precious metals and steel raw material prices in 2021, with Covid-19 vaccinations a constant.

APEX 2020: ED&F Man, ING and ABN Amro take top spots for price forecasts

ED&F Man Capital Markets’ Edward Meir led Fastmarkets’ Apex 2020 leaderboard for base metals analysis with an accuracy rate of 96.24%, having led the leaderboard for two quarters during the year.

APEX Q4 2020: ED&F Man’s Meir takes top spot in Q4 base metals forecasts leaderboard

ED&F Man Capital Markets’ Edward Meir took the top spot on the Apex base metals prediction ranking for the fourth quarter of 2020 with a 96.75% accuracy score while Wenyu Yao at ING was the winner for precious metals predictions over the quarter with 98.32%.