Oryx Commodity News – “In out, in out, shake it all about“

  • USA, from advocate of free trade to figurehead of protectionism. Commodity markets are not indifferent to this either. Aluminium, copper and nickel begin to fall. Recovery follows.
  • Goldman Sachs thinks the influence of the trade war on commodity markets, with few exceptions, is exaggerated and recommends buying commodities. The US Senate is becoming increasingly nervous.
  • The columnist of Metal Bulletin criticises the roll-back of the Dodd-Frank Act in the USA, and especially the Volcker Rule. Some banks are already preparing themselves for it. Sad.
  • Sustainability moves share prices, both upwards and downwards. Nothing works without compliance. The London Metal Exchange has announced several new contracts for January 2019.