Nickel: Building the Old Economy, Powering the New

Nickel is the fifth most common element on earth with both ferrous and nonferrous properties. It is found in lateritic and sulfidic ores which are refined for use in alloys such as ...

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A Primer on LME Warrantsnavigation-next-alternate

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is the world's largest metal options and futures market. The LME has 600 designated warehouses in 33 locations across the USA, Europe and Asia. However, ...


Equity Risk in the Era of Commodity Bull Marketsnavigation-next-alternate

With Covid raging all over the world during the last eighteen months, more and more countries have been forced to lockdown their citizens and shut down their industrial and economic activity. ...


In Gold We Trust Morenavigation-next-alternate

Used throughout history to preserve and display wealth, gold has stood the test of time and today it is as coveted and precious as it was a thousand years ago. With governments unleashing ...


Physical Copper and Nickel ETCs: An Exciting Alternative to Synthetic Exposurenavigation-next-alternate

GPF Physical Copper Exchange Traded Commodities (ETC) and Physical Nickel ETC have been designed to provide investors direct exposure to physical metal and spot prices. The ETC’s securities are ...


Investing in the Energy Transition – It’s More than an Equity Storynavigation-next-alternate

The growth of interest in clean energy investing has been dramatic over the past few years.  The number of reports coming out of bodies such as the International Energy Agency provides clear ...


Nickel – A Metal for the Futurenavigation-next-alternate

Nickel is a metal that is much in demand today.  Many will be familiar with its use in stainless steel and in applications such as pipes for clean water, however it is its use in new technologies ...


Crouching Bear Hidden Eaglenavigation-next-alternate

Harold Wilson, former British Prime Minister once famously quipped that “a week is a long time in politics” and it certainly feels like a long time since we first heard about the American Jobs ...


The RICI Index - Tapping the Dynamics of Worldwide Commodity Consumptionnavigation-next-alternate

The Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI Index) is a broad based, USD denominated, total return composite index that was designed in the late 1990s by Jim Rogers, the renowned ...


Tsingshan's Nickel Plannavigation-next-alternate

By now, we are all well aware of the big players in the Electric Vehicle revolution: Tesla, NIO, and even old-economy Volkswagen have become synonymous with the EV sector in less than a ...


Blockchain: Disrupting the Global Commodity Industrynavigation-next-alternate

DLT is a digital system that records transactions chronologically while storing and verifying them simultaneously across other locations and nodes