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Nickel's electric dreams

Nickel's electric dreams

Picking through the wreckage of commodities markets at the end of 2018, few investors will see much hope in the debris. Recent disappointments tend to stick in the craw, after all. So even if there are some budding signs of an apparent détente between the US and China, it’s only natural that the enduring threat of a trade war between the world’s two largest economies should trump fading memories of surging demand (and metals prices) in the run-up to the northern summer.

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