Russia-Ukraine conflict: Nickel prices surge in response to geopolitical tensions

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The Russian government has announced an export ban on goods and materials from the country.

Futures and forwards exchange London Metal Exchange (LME) published a notice on 8 March that it was suspending trading in nickel following an unprecedented increase in nickel contracts causing short sellers struggling to pay margin calls.

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