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The black parade: Graphite companies continue to put on a show

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 30 November 2015

Tanking stock values, falling prices and exasperation with the slow growth of new markets are just some of the litany of difficulties facing the graphite sector, whose junior companies were once the pick of the small cap investment world. Laura Syrett, Acting Editor, takes a look at the industry and examines what schools of thought are informing its decisions.

In the grand scheme of things, graphite hasn’t been in the public eye for very long. Although the carbon mineral has been mined for centuries as an essential industrial material for everything from pencils to refractories, graphite and the investment community are still relative strangers.

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