The additional costs paid by buyers for delivery of aluminum “soared to unimaginable highs” and are expected to rise higher amid demand from consumers and financiers, according to Commerzbank AG.
Gold, trading near a record in London, may climb on concerns over the strength of the U.S. economic rebound and rising inflows into exchange-traded products. Silver pared gains after advancing to a 30-month high.
Gold’s “correction” was overdue and the metal may slide below $1,700 an ounce in the next few days before rebounding, said Daniel Briesemann, an analyst at Commerzbank AG.
"There is an overriding expectation that the Chinese central bank and government will use stimulus measures to prevent any unchecked slide of the economy."
- Daniel Briesemann on Dec 15, 2014