#IGCommodityChat: exploring base metal markets
- IG presents the final installment of ‘IG Commodity Chat’ – a series of live discussions focused on commodity markets
- Our final chat will look at what the future holds for base metal markets
- Presenter Sara Walker will be joined by economist Daniel Lacalle and mining analyst John Meyer
- Watch live on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube at 1pm (UK time) on Thursday 6 December
- Viewers can submit questions for the Q&A using #IGCommodityChat on social media
Base metals are a vital commodity, used throughout human activity. During periods of economic expansion, analysts and investors look to changes in the base metal market, as growing infrastructure increases the demand for these commodities.
This means that changes to the global supply chain can have serious ramifications in everything from construction to cookery. But with the current demand already creating supply deficits, there are concerns that mining companies cannot keep up with consumers.
Trading provider IG is taking a look at the driving forces behind changes to base metal prices. The firm’s presenter Sara Walker will be speaking to industry experts Daniel Lacalle and John Meyer to discuss a range of topics including:
- How political unrest impacts base metal supply
- What the effect of the US-China trade war has been on base metal prices
- How global growth (or a lack thereof) is impacting global demand
- The base metal mining stocks to watch
There will be a live Q&A during the session, so viewers can put forward any topics they’d like Daniel and John to discuss, or any questions they want answered. They can post questions to the #IGCommodityChat Community page, or by using #IGCommodityChat on Twitter or Facebook.
To watch the live video stream, tune in at 1pm (UK time) on Thursday 6 December via IG’s trading platform, or the company’s YouTube, Facebook or Twitter pages. For more information, please contact Irene Castaneda ([email protected]).
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