2014-03-04 17:26:41 - Metal Bulletin Magazine’s March cover profile is an in-depth interview with Red Kite Group’s Michael Farmer. Known as ‘Mr Copper’ in some circles for his renowned knowledge of copper and base metal markets, he has 50 years of trading experience.
METAL BULLETIN INTERVIEWS RED KITE'S MICHAEL FARMER ('MR COPPER')
In this exclusive and candid interview, with Metal Bulletin’s Special Correspondent Andrea Hotter, he looks back at the twists and turns of his extensive and successful career, which included early years in open outcry on the LME Ring.
Still at the helm of the Red Kite Group funds he co-founded, which have over $2 billion under management, he also gives his views on contemporary developments, including:
>> Regulatory pressures on today’s markets
>> The new international geography of metals trading
>> Future of the LME Ring
>> Banks in commodities
This is the latest in an established monthly series of high-profile interviews
with metal industry leaders, launched as part of Metal Bulletin’s new monthly magazine.
Other leaders profiled to date include: Rusal’s Oleg Deripaska; Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing’s Charles Li; Sherritt’s David Pathe; Emirates Steel’s Al Romaithi; Yildirim Group’s Robert Yildirim; and China Steel Corp’s Jo-chi Tsou.
The March issue of Metal Bulletin Magazine is now available at www.metalbulletin.com (subscription rates apply).
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