It’s time to register for CRU’s 5th Annual New York Steel Briefing. The event, now virtual due to the coronavirus, will feature CRU analysts sharing their outlooks for steel and how to manage through volatile markets.
Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM EST
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption across domestic and global commodity markets, with steel among those most impacted. With scenarios for a post-pandemic outlook being developed, CRU analysts along with The CME Group will discuss the outlook for steel in North America and how to manage the uncertainty.
- Volatility and steel futures
Presented by the CME Group
- Economic forecast – North America
Anissa Chabib, Economist
- Steel Sheet and Plate Outlook
Josh Spoores, Principal Analyst
- Steel Scrap Outlook
Ryan McKinley, Senior Analyst
- Q&A Session
All speakers; led by Chris Houlden, Head of Steel
Further details about the content will be announced. The webinar is free to attend, and you may invite your colleagues to join.
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