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Coronavirus could wipe out a month's copper demand in China

Coronavirus could wipe out a month's copper demand in China

WoodMac analysis sees high sulphuric acid inventories as the biggest threat to smelter production

Covid-19

06 FEBRUARY 2020
Automotive slowdown weighs on lead outlook

Automotive slowdown weighs on lead outlook

Global lead market to transition into surplus in 2020 after years of significant deficit

Base metals

05 FEBRUARY 2020
WoodMac expects gold momentum to test miners' discipline

WoodMac expects gold momentum to test miners' discipline

Analyst sees geopolitical risk, M&A, resource growth and construction decisions as main 2020 themes

Resource definition

28 JANUARY 2020
Indonesia ore ban unlikely to disrupt near-term nickel supply

Indonesia ore ban unlikely to disrupt near-term nickel supply

WoodMac flags significant nickel pig iron supply loss in 2021 on the back of hastened ore export ban...

Base metals

05 SEPTEMBER 2019
Coal again a valuable proposition for investors

Coal again a valuable proposition for investors

Capital-conscious coal producers a significant cash-flowing bet

Bulks

02 MAY 2019
WoodMac flags better structural support for zinc in 2019

WoodMac flags better structural support for zinc in 2019

Fewer Chinese iron curtailments to weigh on price potential

Bulks

09 DECEMBER 2018
The metals substitution game

The metals substitution game

Which metals have replacements waiting in the wings?

Base metals

02 NOVEMBER 2017
Vice minister shows Ecuador commitment

Vice minister shows Ecuador commitment

Government minister tries to woo gold investors at Denver forum

Central/South America

24 SEPTEMBER 2015

US coal miners on the brink

Falling demand and rising debt spells end for US coal miner

Bulks

17 JULY 2015

WoodMac most bearish on iron ore

With little prospect of Chinese restocking until after Chinese New Year, iron ore prices should average...

Bulks

09 FEBRUARY 2015

Tighter market for zinc and lead

The latest data stated global demand for refined zinc increased by 5.9% primarily driven by an 11.6%...

Production

05 JANUARY 2015

Production grows, for now

Throughout 2014, major factors have influenced the copper market, including the interaction of supply...

Asia

10 OCTOBER 2014