Trading Opportunities in Base Metals

24 Aug 2021

With base metals like Copper, Aluminium, Zinc and Nickel notching multi-year highs, view this webinar to hear from product specialists from the London Metal Exchange, Amalgamated Metal Trading Singapore and Fastmarkets on where base metals prices could be headed and what are the key market developments that traders should keep a keen eye on.

Event Outline

  1. Several base metals are at multi-year highs, what are the economic and fundamental catalysts to watch?
  2. Commodities super-cycle vs inflation battle: Identifying the push and pull factors for base metal prices
  3. Rise of EVs: New trends? New products? New opportunities?
  4. With the launch of Chinese contracts such as INE bonded copper, what are the potential arbitrage opportunities across different markets?
  5. Q&A (15-20 minutes)


Edric Koh – Edric joined the LME in 2014 and is based in our Singapore office, where he is Head of Corporate Sales in Asia. He has over 15 years of experience in commodity price risk management. Previously, he worked at Mizuho Bank and was responsible for marketing commodity derivatives and advising hedging strategies to corporate customers.

Boris Mikanikrezai – Boris is a precious and base metals analyst at Fastmarkets in London. He is responsible for conducting research on supply and demand trends across the metals complex. He also analyses global macro dynamics and their impacts on precious and base metals, providing forecasts from the very short to long term.

Jolynn Chew – Jolynn is CEO of Amalgamated Metal Trading Singapore, a metal derivatives broker and dealer, delivering trading solutions to businesses, funds, and financial institutions globally. Prior to joining AMT, she spent over 10 years in commodities sales and trading with Société Générale and Standard Chartered Bank, across London, Hong Kong and Singapore.