Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday July 1 that are worth another look.Nickel’s three-month price on the London Metal Exchange fell at the close of tradingon Monday July 1, failing to sustain recent gains while poor data from China’s manufacturing sector damped buying sentiment.

Vanadium producer Largo Resources “has adopted the conservative strategy” of not returning capital to shareholders “at this time” against a backdrop of lower vanadium prices, it said in the week ended June 28.

The Chinese domestic antimony price was steady for a fourth consecutive week on Friday, reflecting thin spot business. But the price could dip because some Chinese antimony suppliers have shown a willingness to lower offer prices to encourage sales in an effort to destock and generate cash flow.

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