Workers in an automobile factory in Beijing, China.
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Investment bank Goldman Sachs picked the mining and metal stocks that it predicts will benefit from a commodity “supercycle” like the one seen more than a decade ago.
The last supercycle happened in the mid-2000s during the house price bubble that resulted in a credit crisis. At that time, the price of some metals surged — in a sector that is notoriously hard to call
Goldman said that while the metals and mining sector is up more than 100% from the lows seen in March 2020, to a high not seen since 2011, there is still room to grow. This, it said in a note published Wednesday, is due to an increase in Chinese manufacturing, the distribution of coronavirus vaccines and a shortage of certain metals.
These are Goldman’s top supercycle stock picks: