Investment funds are shaping the uranium spot market leading to an unprecedented level of demand. How those funds will affect the availability of secondary supplies of uranium to consumers remains to be seen, and the spot market should not be seen as a reliable source for significant purchases of uranium ore in the long term, according to speakers and panellists at World Nuclear Association Annual Symposium 2021 . L-R: Munro, Lichtenwald, Rizvi and Batyrbayev These trends were highlighted in a panel discussion following the launch of the latest edition of World Nuclear Association’s Nuclear Fuel Report on 8 September and also by Kazatomprom Chief Operating Officer Askar Batyrbayev in a high-level session the next day.
"One thing that’s certainly in full gear in the uranium end of the fuel cycle right now is the role of investment funds, and new vehicles that have been set up to raise funds to […]
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