Non-ferrous metals remain on winning end with supplies further down


Low inventories propelled prices for nickel to 11-1/2 year highs on Thursday, with future demand expected to rocket thanks to higher electric vehicle battery consumption.

Benchmark three-month nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) climbed 1.1% to $23,375 per tonne, its highest since August 2011.

The most-traded February nickel contract on the Shanghai...