The original sale of the stake was disputed in a London court by aluminium producer Rusal, which owns a stake in Nornickel.
Norilsk Mining News
The mining cycle turned two years ago – gains for the sector's largest companies have far outpaced stocks like Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook since.
Battery boom promises new and growing market for high-grade nickel products, but half the world's supply of the metal is unsuitable for battery production.
Russia's mining giant Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) said on Tuesday it was in talks with German chemicals firm BASF to supply raw materials needed in the process for making lithium-ion batteries in Europe in the future.