Commodities - Metals


Metals content from Thomson Reuters provides to you with an unique understanding of this global market and puts you at the centre of a dynamic trading community. From exchange data, to supply and demand fundamentals, along with price data and exclusive research and forecasts, this content allows you to grasp exactly where the market is, where it has been and ultimately where it is likely to go next – giving you the confidence to act quickly and profitably.

Features and Benefits

Extensive Market Coverage – Content including precious metals, base metals, PGMs, minor metals, iron ore, steel and mining.

Real-time and historical prices – Detailed real-time, delayed and historical pricing from all the major commodities exchanges around the world

Research and Forecasts – GFMS team at Thomson Reuters provides independent analysis and research into the metals markets. Outlooks and forecasts cover all key traded metals over a wide range of forward looking periods, plus historic analysis and independent analyst commentary.

Fundamentals Data – We provide a consolidated set of current and historical metals supply and demand data as well as forecasts – giving you deep insight into both the physical and futures markets. Our data sets cover base metals, precious metals, minor metals and iron ore. A clear intuitive interface enables you to drill down quickly to explore by commodity, region or date – and immediately view meaningful graphs and tables, or download to Excel.

GFMS Gold and Copper Mine Economics - detailed forward – looking and historic insight into the underlying drivers of mine economics enabling you to identify profitable gold (over 350 projects and mines)and copper (over 26 largest copper producing companies) and analyze which mines and projects offer the best growth opportunities.

Interactive Map - Interactive Map provides a visual representation of the key factors that affect the supply chain and impact prices. You can see over 350 mines and projects with detailed data on mine profile including production, operating and owning company, operating cost, capital cost and cash flow analysis.

Third-party Specialist Data - From one of the most respected providers of metals data- Platts

FX Rates - Extensive spot/cross rates as well as major forward currency rates

Shipping – Access a comprehensive, real-time view of what’s happening on the water, at port and across the supply chain. Where are the vessels, what’s on them, where are they headed? Content includes freight-rates, forward freight agreements, shipping equities, fixtures, fleet analysis, distance calculator, bunker prices as well as port activity and shipping news.

Additional Content Info

Along with our extensive data coverage, we also provide:

Market Leading News
With 230 specialist commodities reporters who have unique access to formal and informal information sources, we can be more accurate and more relevant. So you regularly receive exclusive and timely stories that impact prices. That extends to political and macroeconomic news that affects commodities prices more now than ever before.

Trusted Insight – Market Columnists
Our journalists are bound to a code of rigorous factual reporting – but our columnists have the license to go further. They provide independent forward-looking commentary and detailed technical analysis of the key agricultural markets. Whether it’s a quick reaction to a new development or a fuller article that unpicks the complexity of major trends, the observations are supported by price data, analytics and graphics – to give you deeper insight and context.

Connection and Collaboration – Thomson Reuters Global Metals Forums

The Thomson Reuters Global Gold Forum and Global Base Metals Forum are invitation-only news forums and discussion rooms covering key trends and market issues. Reuters News specialist editors moderate the forums and combine the top stories and commentary with real-time discussions and interviews with expert guests.

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