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Energy and Commodity Rankings 2008: Metals

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UBS has achieved top spot in the metals rankings for the second consecutive year, garnering 13.6% of the vote. Barclays Capital also retains the same position it held in 2007, taking second place with 10.2%. Societe Generale is the only dealer in the top four to shift positions, climbing two places to third with 9.8% of the vote, with HSBC holding on to last year's fourth place (see leaderboard on page 48).

After a bullish run across virtually all metals in 2005 and early 2006, the past year has