Category: Metal Prices

Stainless MMI: Reduced Stainless Imports Could Cause Shortages, Bullish Nickel Price

Stainless MMI: Reduced Stainless Imports Could Cause Shortages, Bullish Nickel Price

The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved up with a 7.32% rise from November to December. Meanwhile, the nickel price index appeared decidedly bullish throughout the month. While nickel prices […]

Rare Earths MMI: Global Rare Earth Supply Chains in an Uproar

Rare Earths MMI: Global Rare Earth Supply Chains in an Uproar

The December Rare Earths MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) traded sideways for the second month in a row. The index dropped 1.55% and MetalMiner anticipates it will continue sideways, most definitely […]

Global Precious Metals MMI – Precious Metal Prices Break Through Short-Term Resistance

Global Precious Metals MMI – Precious Metal Prices Break Through Short-Term Resistance

The November Global Precious Metals MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) dropped by 4.06% (between October 1 and November 1). However, between November 4 and November 10, silver, platinum, and gold prices […]

Raw Steels MMI: Steel Price Downtrend Resumes While Plate Prices Hold Flat

Raw Steels MMI: Steel Price Downtrend Resumes While Plate Prices Hold Flat

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell by 5.08% from October to November. A number of factors played into steel prices dropping. After U.S. steel prices appeared to flatten, […]

Stainless Steel MMI: Supplier Inventories High & Nickel Starts Rally

Stainless Steel MMI: Supplier Inventories High & Nickel Starts Rally

The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved sideways with a modest 1.41% decline from October to November. All in all, the stainless steel price movement primarily reacted to volatility in […]

Copper MMI: Copper Price Moves Sideways Before Starting Rally

Copper MMI: Copper Price Moves Sideways Before Starting Rally

The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved sideways, with the overall copper price falling 2.0% from October to November. While volatility remains a risk, copper prices traded in a tight […]

Renewables/GOES MMI: Political Factors Yank Renewable Energy in Different Directions

Renewables/GOES MMI: Political Factors Yank Renewable Energy in Different Directions

November’s Renewables MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) traded sideways for the first time since June. The index rose by 1.56% month-over-month. This primarily resulted from GOES (grain-oriented electrical steel) rising in […]

Rare Earths MMI: The World Races to Find Alternatives to Chinese Rare Earths

Rare Earths MMI: The World Races to Find Alternatives to Chinese Rare Earths

The November Rare Earth MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) broke its short-term downward trend and traded sideways month-over-month. Altogether, the index dropped a modest 0.97%. Rare earths managed to hold their […]

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