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  • Whitepaper US Tariff War Fractures Global Aluminium Industry

    The current isolationist trend among certain nations and governments has shaken up many industries, including global aluminium trade. Rising prices and upswing in demand for contracts used to manage risk are just a few indicators of the cracks in the global trade’s previously strong foundation, particularly in the United States. Where will the biggest realignments take place, and what might the landscape look like after the shifts? How severe will the resulting changes be? A new paper from Fastmarkets MB and CME Group takes a look at what’s on deck for aluminium in the months and years to come.

  • Whitepaper Free Guide: Digital Marketing for Materials Suppliers

    Materials buyers are going digital, and metals suppliers need to keep up. Contemporary material buyers tend to research – and buy – materials online. More material suppliers are addressing the trend and turning to the Internet. But simply having a website is not enough. You also need a comprehensive digital marketing strategy.This guide from Matmatch introduces the most important tools and channels to consider, as well as tips on how best to utilise them. It covers: Google Analytics, SEO, PPC advertising, and Social media. It also introduces Matmatch, which offers suppliers a way to take advantage of the digital opportunity today.


  • Infographic American Metals Market Future Trends

    Steelmakers face a number of challenges and opportunities in the coming years, from employee attraction and retention to energy to new material developments to technological advancements and beyond.


  • Webcast Trader’s Edge Gold Rush: Trading Surges in Gold Options on Futures

    The second video in the series looks at the surge in Gold options trading, factors contributing to increased volume, and what trading opportunities this could present: Building momentum in gold options, rise of trading during non-U.S. time zones points to significant role of Asian, European traders in Gold options, Improved bid-offer spreads and depth of book in all time zones, and substantial growth of weekly gold options in 2018. Watch the video today!

  • Webcast Trader's Edge: Copper Options on the Rise

    Watch the first video in a series of special Trader's Edge reports focusing on the metals options markets. Copper is the second most liquid metal futures contract at CME Group. Given its role in the world economy, traders watch Copper for signs of economic health. In the wake of recent market moves, Copper options volume is growing dramatically at CME Group: Bid-offer spreads are narrowing, Depth of book is improving, ADV up less than 200 contracts to nearly 1,500 contracts a day and Open interest has surpassed 24,000 contracts. Watch the video today!

  • Webcast Sanctions and their impact on risk management and the European aluminium industry

    Talk is cheap, tariffs expensive. In the current gamesmanship over trade, the aluminium market is going to penalty kicks and anything could happen. Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group examines what the macro impact of the trade war would be for the aluminium industry. He will discuss potential scenarios as trade barriers and how they will impact the markets. As declarations of tariffs and retaliatory measures affect prices of futures and premiums in cash markets, adding volatility amid the potential for disruptions to large swath of the supply chain, Richard Stevens, CME Group Metals Research, will discuss how firms can manage risk. Agenda: how are futures contracts for aluminium being used by the industry, an overview of volumes of premium contracts and what issues are being responded to by the creation of premium futures contracts.


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