Gold and Silver Updates


Altus Methods* – gold discovery in Mali and a diversified portfolio of exploration property in Africa

Amur Minerals* – strategic nickel mission in Russia and iron ore mine in Australia

Anglo Asian Mining – gold mine in Azerbaijan

Arc Minerals* – copper – potential jv settlement with Anglo American on exploration in Zambia. Manufacturing deliberate for 2022.

SP Angel . Morning View . Thursday 24 12 20

Danger sentiment cautiously stronger on Brexit deal hopes and US stimulus prospects

Have a cheerful Christmas and a well-earned break


Rambler Metals and Mining* () – LOI on the market of Nugget Pond gold plant


It is a 12 months that many will favor to neglect however there are classes to be discovered and positives to remove

Brexit: rumours are the UK goes to get an Australia-type deal. Political specialists at all times mentioned the EU would by no means do a deal until the final minute. We are actually at that final minute however fortunately each side concede the necessity for a working  association / deal. Boris Johnson is to deal with the UK this morning on the deal following in a single day talks, presumably with out Michael Barnier.

Infrastructure: the West wants to enhance its ageing infrastructure. Roads, rail, significantly suburban rail, housing, hospitals and many others..

The wants of the folks is driving the politicians in direction of better state funding to revive financial progress and to possibly observe the China mannequin to a point.

China: is flexing its political and financial muscle in an more and more aggressive and threatening method. Banning particular imports from Australia and even focusing on key Australian states may be very worrying. China threatened to ban REEs into Japan over a fishing / territorial waters dispute. China can also be more and more influential within the WHO and different multilateral organisations.

Western auto-makers know they cannot depend on China for vital uncooked supplies and elements with governments now encouraging the re-shoring of mining and mineral processing. We’re working to assist plenty of corporations which can be a part of this course of.

Twin Circulation: China is stimulating home demand for house home equipment and client merchandise beginning in particular provinces.

New suburban rail and highway hyperlinks help ongoing urbanisation with new mini-hubs. File gross sales of recent flats and ongoing development applications are creating a brand new era of aspirational shoppers in China inspired by new liquidity (mortgages) and different help.

FOREX (US$ vs Rmb): it’s usually accepted that the US greenback will weaken over the following few years although currencies are notoriously tough to forecast.

China is seems to be more likely to slowly increase the worth of its forex because it promotes the Renminbi as a ‘reserve forex’. To this point it’s only actually utilized by Iran however as China workouts its financial muscle it promotes the usage of the Renminbi it’ll seemingly enable its forex to understand.

Inflation: The Fed and different central banks are more likely to proceed to regulate coverage to permit for inflation whereas preserving rates of interest low to encourage financial progress. Central banks can be eager to inflate away a portion of the mounting nationwide debt as elevating taxes will injury the financial progress international locations are attempting to create.

Rates of interest: to stay decrease for longer with The Financial institution of England advising on the preparation for doubtlessly detrimental rates of interest.

World warming: our tiny village of Cleveley in Oxfordshire flooded once more final evening with. A neighborhood farmer says he has by no means seen the like in all his 80 years. Fortunately the our pumps averted any injury however many others have been much less lucky. Now we have by no means seen an Autumn and Winter as moist as this one however are making ready for extra.

Sadly we’re seeing growing numbers of utmost climate occasions from numbers of hurricanes within the Gulf of Mexico to fires in California and Jap Australia and if these climate occasions change into a lot worse then we may have many extra crises to cope with.  

Key funding ideas:

Stimulus – is driving commodity demand for nearly all metals

US$ – greenback weak point tends to boost dollar-denominated metals costs

Inflation – metals are seen as a retailer of worth and carry out higher in an inflationary surroundings.

Equities – buyers are shopping for equities for yield and asset worth appreciation.

The world is altering with huge transfer to Electrical Autos, Renewable and Distributed Vitality. This transformation will form our future for many years to come back.

EV batteries will enhance considerably over the following 5-10 years.

Wind and photo voltaic farms will provide far more energy and battery instillations can be required to assist steadiness and handle the grid.

Native space distributed energy and warmth era utilizing gas cells powered by hydrogen could change into frequent if trials are profitable


EV commodities: nickel, lithium, graphite, tin, palladium for hybrid autocatalysts

Stimulus metals: iron ore, vanadium, titanium (ilmenite)

Energy distribution metals: copper, Uncommon Earths (REEs),

Inflation: gold, silver, platinum


* – gold discovery in Mali and a diversified portfolio of exploration property in Africa

Amur Minerals* – strategic nickel mission in Russia and iron ore mine in Australia

Anglo Asian Mining – gold mine in Azerbaijan

Arc Minerals* – copper – potential jv settlement with Anglo American on exploration in Zambia. Manufacturing deliberate for 2022.

Beowulf Mining* – iron ore, graphite, zinc and copper – awaiting mining license approval on Kallak iron ore

BlueJay Mining* – ilmenite mission (lately introduced mining license and offtake settlement)

BlueRock Diamonds – gem-quality diamond manufacturing, seems to be considerably undervalued.

Bushveld Minerals* – vanadium manufacturing, may rework right into a expertise play for Vanadium Redox Move Batteries

Chaarat Gold* – working polymetallic mine in Armenia and gold improvement tasks in Kyrgyzstan

Condor Gold* – gold mission working by feasibility in Nicaragua

Empire Metals* – gold discovery at Eclipse mission in Kalgoolie, Western Australia

Eurasia Mining* – palladium wealthy PGM tasks in Russia

IronRidge Assets* – Lithium mission in Ghana. Gold prospects in Ivory Coast and Chad

Kefi Minerals* – gold mission in Ethiopia and gold/polymetallic exploration in Saudi Arabia

Keras Assets* – manganese mission in Togo awaiting mining license approval.

Kodal Minerals* – lithium mission in Mali being examined by potential Chinese language accomplice

Mkango Assets* – uncommon earth mission in Malawi

* – copper and silver tasks within the US

Energy Metals* – copper and nickel, PGM  exploration in Botswana

Rainbow Uncommon Earths* – Uncommon Earth mining in Burundi plus new tailings mission in South Africa

Rambler Metals & Mining – lately restructured copper mine in Canada

Talga Assets* – Graphite mining mission in Sweden and accredited anode product for EVs

* – Alpala mine planning in Ecuador. Very fascinating copper assays in current exploration on new tasks

Strategic Minerals* – copper manufacturing to begin in Southern Australia quickly to go with tin and tungsten mission within the UK

Savannah Assets* – Lithium mission in Portugal, working by feasibility research

Scotgold Assets* – ramping up manufacturing on the excessive grade mine in Scotland

*SP Angel act as both nomad and or dealer and or monetary advisor


Current TV interviews

ii TV: – Small Cap Mining Share suggestions for 2021 –

ii TV: – Miners for a inexperienced industrial revolution –

ii TV: – A Mining megatrend and three strong dividend shares –


IGTV: – As merchants proceed to bid up Tesla, is the EV sector approaching a bubble?

IGTV: – Copper worth rise:


VOX – 22/12/20:


US Election, China progress insurance policies Solgold*, Mkango*, Rainbow Uncommon Earths*:

EV revolution, gold and different concepts (Interactive Investor):

Metals Markets: Are they completely depending on stimulus? (IG TV):

*SP Angel act as nomad or dealer or nomad and dealer to corporations talked about within the above movies.


Dow Jones Industrials +0.38% at 30,130

Nikkei 225 +0.54% at 26,668

HK Cling Seng +0.16% at 26,387

Shanghai Composite -0.57% at 3,363



 US – US Congress continues to barter a attainable enlargement of the monetary help bundle after President Trump refused to signal the newest invoice demanding bigger funds to people.

Vaccination is progressing slower than anticipated in keeping with an official in command of the programme, even with the variety of pictures delivered thus far reaching 1m, Bloomberg reviews.

Greater than 9m doses have been despatched across the US to date, in keeping with the US CDC (Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention) with practically 4.7m new pictures (2m from Moderna and a pair of.7m from ) anticipated to be shipped subsequent week.


China’s Sinovac COVID vaccine was discovered to be greater than 50% efficient in a Brazilian scientific trial, though, researchers delayed the discharge of extra info on request from the Firm, in keeping with Bloomberg.

The vaccine thus meets a 50% minimal efficacy requirement set by US regulators for emergency authorization.

This compares to different vaccines developed by western corporations demonstrating +90% efficacy in scientific trials.


China would pause flights to and from the UK on the again of reviews of recent pressure of the virus.

In the meantime, Singapore, Eire and Israel are amongst newest international locations to have detected instances of the B117 pressure with Israel approving a 3rd nationwide lockdown of so long as 4 weeks.

The Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Illnesses on the London Faculty of Hygiene and Tropical Drugs discovered that the pressure is 56% extra transmissible and is more likely to result in greater ranges of hospitalisations and deaths subsequent 12 months.

Moreover, the research confirmed that new restrictions are unlikely to carry the copy charge under 1 except colleges and universities are additionally closed.

Rollout of vaccines could have to be accelerated to 2m folks per week from the present tempo of 200,000 to comprise its unfold.


Robinhood Monetary, a supplier of brokerage companies to retail buyers, is dealing with a proposed class motion for failing to tell purchasers it was promoting their inventory orders to buying and selling companies.

Whereas the service supplied “fee free” buying and selling on its platform, it didn’t disclose that it relied extensively on “fee for order move”, gathering fee from market makers in alternate for executing trades, Bloomberg cites swimsuit particulars.

“The  principal buying and selling companies/digital market makers in flip handed theses prices alongside to Robinhood’s purchasers on every commerce by inferior execution high quality – the worth at which the requested market orders have been executed,” in keeping with the criticism.

The information follows the Firm’s $65m settlement final week with the US SEC over related allegations.


UK – The pound is climbing on the again of the information of a possible post-Brexit commerce deal  following the historic 2016 referendum envisaging tariff and quota-free commerce in good and cooperation in areas from safety to aviation.

The define of the deal was agreed on Wednesday and an announcement is predicted as we speak.

Vital delays continued on the transport hyperlink between the UK and continental Europe as truck drivers waited to get COVID take a look at earlier than crossing the border.

Though, authorities are aiming to scale back the backlog as quick as attainable with testing capability expanded to 300 checks per hour.

Some 10,000 truck drivers have been in search of to return to the EU from the UK over the vacation season, EU transport commissioner mentioned.

Extra areas in England are anticipated to be positioned beneath Tier 4 restrictions because the UK registered an all time excessive in new COVID instances on Wednesday (+39k).

Areas transferring to tier 4 are: Sussex, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire, except the New Forest, and the components of Essex and Surrey not already within the hardest restrictions, BBC reported.



US$1.2208/eur vs 1.2174/eur yesterday.  Yen 103.60/$ vs 103.49/$.  SAr 14.582/$ vs 14.601/$.  $1.358/gbp vs $1.341/gbp.  0.760/aud vs 0.756/aud.  CNY 6.532/$ vs 6.537/$.


Commodity Information

Valuable metals:  

Gold US$1,880/oz vs US$1,867/oz yesterday

Gold ETFs 106.5moz vs US$106.5moz yesterday

Platinum US$1,029/oz vs US$1,014/oz yesterday

Palladium US$2,334/oz vs US$2,330/oz yesterday

Silver US$25.87/oz vs US$25.51/oz yesterday

Base metals:  

Copper US$ 7,851/t vs US$7,803/t yesterday

Aluminium US$ 2,025/t vs US$1,993/t yesterday

Nickel US$ 17,070/t vs US$16,655/t yesterday

Zinc US$ 2,858/t vs US$2,788/t yesterday

Lead US$ 1,983/t vs US$1,974/t yesterday

Tin US$ 20,085/t vs US$19,935/t yesterday


Oil US$51.4/bbl vs US$49.7/bbl yesterday

Pure Fuel US$2.557/mmbtu vs US$2.759/mmbtu yesterday

Uranium US$30.35/lb vs US$30.30/lb yesterday



Iron ore 62% Fe spot (cfr Tianjin) US$160.4/t vs US$163.7/t

Chinese language metal rebar 25mm US$683.2/t vs US$682.7/t

Thermal coal (1st 12 months ahead cif ARA) US$69.0/t vs US$69.1/t

Coking coal swap Australia FOB US$125.3/t vs US$125.3/t



Cobalt LME 3m US$32,190/t vs US$32,200/t

NdPr Uncommon Earth Oxide (China) US$61,389/t vs US$61,341/t

Lithium carbonate 99% (China) US$7,042/t vs US$6,960/t

Ferro Vanadium 80% FOB (China) US$30.0/kg vs US$29.5/kg

Ferro-Manganese excessive carbon 78% Mn US$1,330/t vs US$1,325/t

Tungsten APT European US$230-235/mtu vs US$220-225/mtu

Graphite flake 94% C, -100 mesh, fob China US$520/t vs US$510/t                

Graphite spherical 99.95% C, 15 microns, fob China US$2,475/t vs US$2,475/t

Spodumene 6% Li2O min, cif (China) US$380/t vs US$375/t


Firm Information

Rambler Metals and Mining* () 0.39p, Mkt Cap £28.9m – LOI on the market of Nugget Pond gold plant

(Rambler owns 100% of the Ming Copper-Gold Mine)


Rambler Metals and Mining reported yesterday that it had signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to promote its Nugget Pond gold circuit and plenty of exploration properties and royalty pursuits situated in Quebec to .

Underneath the phrases of the settlement, which is predicted to be accomplished throughout Q1 2021, Maritime pays US$2m in money and C$0.5m in shares.

The Nugget Pond gold circuit was final operated in 2012 to deal with ore from the Hammerdown mine and is situated inside Rambler’s copper concentrator facility in order that “Maritime will full a feasibility research to find out the optimum configuration to function each the Nugget Pond gold circuit and copper concentrator concurrently and independently with none affect on Rambler’s present operations”.

President, Toby Bradbury, mentioned “We’re happy to announce this potential transaction with Maritime to promote the idle gold processing circuit at Nugget Pond and the non-core gold property picked up through the amalgamation with in 2016.  Our focus stays on our plans to re-build manufacturing to full capability on the Ming Mine as contemplated throughout our current profitable fund-raising”.

Conclusion: The deliberate sale of the gold plant and a few non-core property realises money from an asset which was final utilized in 2012. Maritime Assets might want to be sure that operation of the gold plant doesn’t restrict Rambler’s capacity to proceed its present copper remedy operation at Nugget Pond with out disruption.

*SP Angel act as Nomad and dealer to Rambler Metals & Mining             



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