Metal prices

Firms are hoping that private sector investment takes off, so that domestic demand for metals picks up. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint

Metals: price boost

1 min read . 24 Nov 2017
Steel companies will see their costs increase as both iron ore and coal prices are rising, but steel prices too have been increasing. Photo: Mint

Red hot metal prices call for caution

4 min read . 30 Nov 2016
India needs to watch these prices closely since they will affect the costs of all the infrastructure that still needs to be built. Photo: Bloomberg

Heavy metal

1 min read . 29 Nov 2016
It was feared that China’s economic rebalancing will lead to a hard landing and affect demand for commodities. However, it still remains a large consumer and producer of metals and its shift away from investment-led growth has not been as disruptive as feared. Photo: Bloomberg

Bull in the metal shop

2 min read . 05 Oct 2016