Date: May 21, 2024
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: El Vino, 30 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6BJ

There will be a Halkin lunch on Tuesday 21 May 2024, when we are delighted to welcome James Steel HSBC’s Chief Precious Metals Analyst in New York.

Jim joined HSBC in May 2006. Previously he ran the New York research department for Refco, a large US commodities brokerage house, and was in charge of energy, precious and base metals analysis. Jim also worked for The Economist in the Economist Intelligence Unit as an economist specialising in commodity producing nations, where he also worked on the Middle East desk.

Jim’s primary duties at HSBC include the production of daily market reports, including long term outlooks for the precious metals. These include supply/demand and price forecasts, as well as qualitative analyses. Jim is a frequent speaker at commodities related conferences.  He is often quoted in the financial media and frequently appears on CNBC and Bloomberg. Jim holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics from UK and US universities. Jim is also a member of the International Precious Metals Institute and the New York Energy Forum.