Commodity Strategy -- Monthly Metals Update

April 2012
Emerging Markets Monitor;4/30/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p5
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The article discusses commodity market outlook such as metal prices that remain under pressure in 2012 due to continued slowdown in Chinese economic growth. It is stated that metals with tighter supply fundamentals like copper and tin will outperform oversupplied markets like lead, zinc and steel. It is forecasted that periodic rallies are likely and metal prices will remain elevated by historical standards in 2012 and 2013. Industrial metals will underperform wider commodity complex in 2012.


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