Joseph Gallucci sees a rosy future for zinc investors. As the large zinc mines shut down, the juniors are stepping forward to meet growing demand for the industrial staple. Here, he delivers smart tips for base metals investors on where to find opportunity when zinc prices start to climb.
The fundamentals tell Stefan Ioannou, mining analyst with Haywood Securities, that the outlook is good for copper and zinc in the midterm, while for nickel, stronger-for-longer is the watchword. In this interview, he warns that nickel's price is unlikely to cycle up before 2017.