Weaker metals prices: A super-cycle flat tyre or just a pit-stop?

WITH commodity prices across the Periodic Table trending first down – and then further down – in recent weeks, analysts and industry stakeholders are now asking the big picture questions about what it all means for the future. So with a little help from his friends, Strictly Boardroom has a stab at some answers. By Allan Trench

All commodity booms in recent times have faltered because of an unexpected weakening of demand.