LITHIUM 2021: Futures aid volatile lithium market; supply seen as key risk
Published: Monday, 20 September 2021
Recently launched futures contracts can help mitigate significant volatility in the lithium market, but in the long term it is supply shortages that will keep buyers awake at night, according to market experts speaking at Fastmarkets Lithium Supply & Markets conference 2021 in Las Vegas.
By Thorsten Schier
The industry used to rely on fixed pricing, which meant
"someone always won, and someone lost," according to Daniel
Jimenez partner at iLi Markets. Futures will be a useful tool
for more sophisticated participants to offset some of that
Both the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and...