The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 99: Rusal sanctions sow chaos in aluminum markets

Russian President Vlaimir Putin (left) and Rusal controlling owner Oleg Deripaska. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

This episode is all about base metals, with the latest developments in iron ore, copper and zinc. But the biggest news of all is the imposition of sanctions by the U.S. government on Russian aluminum giant Rusal, whose shares immediately dropped by more than 50%, and the turmoil this has created in global aluminum markets.

Plus, a look at the past month of trading of mining stocks on Canadian exchanges and a new episode of Ric’s Picks.

A big thank you to our regular podcast sponsors the Yukon Mining Alliance (www.yukonminingalliance.ca) and the Grosso Group (www.grossogroup.com).

 

 

 

Music Credits:

“Miami Nights – Main Theme”, “Andrea’s Theme”, “I can feel it coming” and “Hiding Your Reality” by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

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1 Comment on "The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 99: Rusal sanctions sow chaos in aluminum markets"

  1. Pieter Stromberg | April 16, 2018 at 12:24 pm | Reply

    Nice work explaining a complicated story with Rusal. Thank u

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