Chris LaFemina, of Jefferies, and Nick Moore, of Royal Bank of
Scotland (RBS), took joint first place on the Metal Bulletin
Apex leaderboard for their gold price predictions for the first
quarter of 2012.
The Metal Bulletin Apex leaderboard shows which
analysts were most accurate in their predictions for prices on
the London Metal Exchange. Click on the leaderboard to
LaFemina and Moore both achieved 99.5% accuracy for
their price predictions, followed by Heath Jansen and David
Wilson, of Citigroup, in third, and Numis and Scotiabank in
In a closely fought contest, the Citigroup team came out at
98.1% accuracy, while Numis and Scotiabank scored
The Metal Bulletin Apex forecasts chart shows the
average of analysts' forecasts weighted by the accuracy of
previous forecasts; the unweighted average of analysts'
forecasts; the bull view and the bear view. Click on the chart
to expand it.
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weighted average of analysts' forecasts against the unweighted
average of analysts' forecasts. Click on the chart to expand
Table above shows the Metal Bulletin Apex average forecasts.
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Table above shows the Metal Bulletin Apex forecasts. Click on
the table to expand it.