Kitco's nickel priceis  up about 29 % from $6.98 to $8.19 over the last 30 days, this occurring with increases in the LME metal stock could be saying that demand is due to increase.

 

http://www.kitcometals.com/charts/nickel_historical_large.html#30days

 

As for the LME price....Daily Nickel/Stainless Steel Briefing said “Dow Jones reports three month nickel closed Friday's trading session at  $8.06/lb , its first close above $8/lb since May 1st.” It would be nice if it continues...