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Best of MetalMiner: Glencore’s Take on Nickel, CME Group’s Aluminum Contract

In our Memorial Day edition of Best of MetalMiner, we reminisce about the following:

MetalMiner Executive Editor Lisa Reisman, Editor-at-large Stuart Burns, Lead Forecasting Analyst Raul de Frutos and other MM team members broke down the disconnect between the Midwest aluminum premium and the LME prices, while getting the scoop on CME Group’s new aluminum contract and why it may be beneficial for commercial buyers in light of the LME warehousing fiasco.

We’ve also had our finger on the pulse of nickel and its rapid ascent to the upper echelon of base metal prices once again. After tanking, the Indonesian export ban, Russian sanctions and other externalities helped push nickel prices to near-record levels. Stuart wrote the most-viewed article of the year on this issue.

Lastly, of course, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention our launch of MetalMiner membership and our new team members. Read the full article!

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