Fastmarkets has been publishing short-term forecasts via our Tracker PDF and Excel spreadsheets for more than 40 years and delivering them via Metal Bulletin Research. We’ve recently launched our digital short-term forecasting onto the Fastmarkets platform in an integrated service with prices over a single delivery platform. They have a similar scope to the Tracker services but are delivered in a digital format for you.
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With our independent short-term forecasts, stay ahead of the market. Leverage the insights to secure a competitive edge in the fast-paced base metals market.
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With our forecasting services being delivered on our new platform in a single offering, this means gaining the enhanced and integrated functionality of our digital offerings, together with the continuity and convenience of our PDF and Excel delivery. As we bring these offerings together, we’ll be aligning the Trackers to our pricing services.
Subscribers to Tracker services will receive access to the platform, including the enhanced functionality of the digital offering and full access to relevant Fastmarkets metals pricing. Tracker clients will be able to access their familiar PDF and Excel files. Subscribers to the digital short-term forecast offerings will now receive access to supporting PDF and Excel sheets.
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