Macro Minutes: What Is Driving Metal’s Volatility?

In our latest Macro Minutes video, Securities Research Analyst Zacher Lewis discusses recent volatility in metals prices.

Key Points

  • Metals demand has fluctuated significantly since COVID lockdowns began.
  • Increased fears tied to the future of Chinese real estate development has also affected metals performance.
  • Generally, metals perform well in periods where there is accelerating economic growth and performance.
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