Will Adams

William Adams has been involved in the metals markets since 1982 – he has experience in many areas of the market from researching to trading and has worked in London, New York and Tokyo.
Will Adams

ROUND-UP – The top FastMarkets stories from the week ending Oct 14

A round-up of the top FastMarkets stories from Oct 16.  Friday, October 14 Aurubis has cut its contractual premium for copper cathode for 2017 to $86 per tonne from $92 this year, marking the lowest offer available to European customers …

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ROUND-UP – FastMarkets top stories from the week ending Oct 7

A round-up of the top FastMarkets stories from the week ending Oct. 7.  FRIDAY, OCT 7 Base metals apart from aluminium ended the trading week in positive territory on the LME after the September US employment report missed expectations and …

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DAILY ROUND-UP – FastMarkets on LME warehouse rules and CSPT smelter deals

A daily round-up of the top FastMarkets stories from September 29.  The London Metal Exchange fully understands that some market participants see its new warehouse regulations as too complex but it also worries that future attempts to streamline them might …

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ROUND-UP – FastMarkets top stories from the week ending Sept 23

A round-up of the most read FastMarket stories from the week ending September 23.  FRIDAY, SEPT 23  Base metals on the London Metals Exchange ended the week with a whimper - some pre-weekend profit-taking zapped some strength out of the earlier rally. …

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DAILY ROUND-UP – FastMarkets on lead deliveries and SHFE stocks

A daily round-up of the top FastMarkets storeis from September 23.  Base metals on the London Metals Exchange ended the week with a whimper - some pre-weekend profit-taking zapped some strength out of the earlier rally. Thomas Tumoscheit, a trader of non-ferrous …

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DAILY ROUND-UP – FastMarkets on physical premiums and ISRI roundtable

A daily round-up of the top FastMarkets stories from September 20.  Physical base metal markets remained largely sluggish this week despite a pick-up in spot activity and a rise in aluminium. Base metals apart from aluminium finished Tuesday LME trading higher on …

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DAILY ROUND-UP – FastMarkets on China copper demand and end of Los Bronces strike

A daily round-up of the top FastMarkets stories from September 19.  Base metals apart from copper ended Monday LME trading in positive territory, with nickel in particular performing strongly into the close, climbing above $10,000 to a one-week high. Comex copper …

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COMEX CLOSE – Dovish Fed comments spurs commodities comeback

Copper futures recouped earlier losses and posted a modest gain on Monday as dovish comments from a Federal reserve official make an interest rate hike next week less likely. Copper for December delivery on the Comex division of the New …

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ROUND-UP – FastMarkets top stories from the week ending Sept 9

A round-up of the most read FastMarkets stories from the week ending September 9:  FRIDAY, SEPT 9 London Metal Exchange (LME) base metals bar nickel moved lower on Friday as thin volumes indicate that the market hasn’t been quite able to …

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DAILY ROUND-UP – FastMarkets on China copper imports and WWS fine

A daily round-up of the top FastMarkets stories from September 9.  London Metal Exchange (LME) base metals bar nickel moved lower on Friday as thin volumes indicate that the market hasn’t been quite able to shake off the summer malaise. Chinese …

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