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Electric cars giving global metals markets a shock

Demand for metals used in combustion engines set to fall, while that for metals used in batteries will soar

Glencore, a diversified miner, is likely to ride out the change as it also produces metals that electric cars will need.


THE revolution in electric vehicles is also creating winners and losers within the world's biggest metals markets.

While some of the largest diversified miners such as Glencore plc argue that fossil fuels such as coal and oil still play a crucial role supplying energy needs...

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