Nickel is an essential component for the batteries of electric cars. The price has risen from $11,000 to $18,000 a ton so far this year (63% gain). Following a pollution incident in Papua New Guinea the price rose sharply on Friday 30th August as it seems the world supply of nickel may be reduced.

I am tempted to invest in nickel via £NICK but I'd be interested to know what other people think.

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