Silver – iNVEZZ.com reported that silver is currently trading at $19.56 per ounce, down 0.56 percent intraday.
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Gas – The Vancouver Sun reported that a government decision to exempt 99 percent of provincially produced natural gas from environmental assessment was reversed by the Liberal government and British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak on Wednesday.
Nickel – Metal Bulletin reported that in today's official London Metal Exchange (LME) session, nickel hit $18,000 per tonne for the first time since February 2013.
Moly – Metal Bulletin published an article that explains why European ferromolybdenum prices have fared so well since the end of this year's first quarter.
Platinum – Bloomberg reported today that Morgan Stanley predicts the worldwide platinum deficit, augmented by over three month long miner strikes in South Africa, could last four years before it gets corrected.
Cobalt – Metal Bulletin reported that profit taking and better producer availability together pushed down international cobalt prices this week.
Graphite – Industrial Minerals' Simon Moores reported yesterday that China's Heilongjiang province, the world's top flake graphite-producing region, has officially announced plans to start consolidating graphite mines in the next 18 months.
Rare Earth – The Wall Street Journal reported that China's Ministry of Commerce today plans to appeal the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling that the country's rare earth element (REE) export restrictions are in violation of global rules.
Nickel – Platts reported that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) has upped its three- and six-month nickel price forecasts due to the Indonesian export ban.
Gold – Gold rose 0.1 percent or $1.30 to $1,303.60 an ounce on Wednesday, according to Reuters. While the metal is still feeling the pressure of factors such as slowing demand, the situation in Ukraine has increased investor appetite for a low-risk commodity.