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ANTAIKE BATTERY MATERIALS CONF: China’s EV policy accelerates shift to nickel-rich batteries

Base Metals Market - 2 hours 57 min ago
Changes to the Chinese government’s electric vehicle (EV) subsidy policy have necessitated investment in nickel-rich battery chemistries, as companies battle to avoid being left behind, according to Aaron Cao, president of Shanghai Greatpower.
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US aluminium premium model to change - Alcoa CEO

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:01
Aluminium premiums in the United States will likely embrace the duty-paid versus duty-unpaid (DDP/DUP) system as a result of the tariffs levied by the US government against imported materials, according to Alcoa Corp’s top executive.
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ANTAIKE BATTERY MATERIALS CONF: Higher raw materials costs, EV subsidy cuts squeeze producers’ margins

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:22
Chinese battery manufacturers’ profit margins are being squeezed significantly by rising procurement costs for battery raw materials, delegates to an industry conference have been told.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/07: Base metals crash amid dollar uptick

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:52
Base metals prices finished in negative territory amid a stronger dollar on Thursday July 19, with no updates on the trade war front.
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FOCUS: SHFE zinc stocks hit 10-year low on bargain hunting after prices fall

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:26
Zinc inventory in Shanghai Futures Exchange-approved warehouses plunged to a 10-year low after buyers took advantage of price declines and while supply remains restricted by local production cuts.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/07: Comex copper crashes amid dollar surge

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:56
Comex copper prices were again under considerable pressure with no movement in the ongoing trade war and a stronger dollar combining to weigh on the base metals complex.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/07: Macroeconomic pressure continues to derail LME base metals; zinc drops 3.3%

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:15
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were lower across the board during morning trading on Thursday July 19, stymied by a significant advance in the US dollar index while ongoing trade disagreements between the US and other major economies unsettle global commodities.
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CHINA ALUMINIUM INGOT ADC 12 SNAPSHOT: Export price drops to one year low; domestic market suffers

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:05
Key data from the Wednesday July 18 pricing session in Shanghai.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 19/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:55
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Thursday July 19*
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METALS MORNING VIEW 19/07: ‘Dead cat bounce’ after Wednesday’s rebound in metals prices stalls

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:25
Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were down across the board by an average of 1% on the morning of Thursday July 19. Losses were ranged between a 0.1% drop for aluminium and a 2% fall for zinc. The three-month copper price was down by 0.8% at $6,129 per tonne.
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GLOBAL ZINC & LEAD PREMIUMS TABLE

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 06:05
A summary of zinc and lead premiums from around the world for the week for Tuesday July 17.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 19/07: SHFE base metals recover; South32's Mn ore output up 10%; Alcoa reins in full-year outlook

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 05:45
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday July 19.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/07: SHFE base metals prices rise on weaker dollar; copper recovers 1.2%

Base Metals Market - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 05:25
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were up across the board during Asian morning trading on Thursday July 19, with a retreat in the dollar index reviving investors’ appetite for the metals.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 18/07: LME zinc price climbs 3.3%; nickel up slightly

Base Metals Market - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:55
Zinc prices on the London Metal Exchange rallied over 3% at the close of trading on Wednesday July 18, buoyed by weaker than expected US housing statistics amid broad consolidation across most of the other base metals.
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PEOPLE MOVES: Triland hires former Scotia execs Ervasti, Purdy to New York office

Base Metals Market - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:28
Triland Metals has hired John Ervasti and Michael Purdy to work out of its New York subsidiary, Triland Metals Americas Inc, the company said.
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GLOBAL COPPER PREMIUMS TABLE

Base Metals Market - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:05
A summary of copper premiums from across the global for the week to Tuesday July 17.
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GLOBAL NICKEL PREMIUMS TABLE

Base Metals Market - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:30
A summary of nickel premiums from around the world for the week for Tuesday July 17.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 18/07: Comex copper returns to negative territory

Base Metals Market - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:04
Comex copper prices were unable to hold in yesterday's tight trading range on the morning of Wednesday July 18, with a resurgent dollar again applying heavy selling pressure.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 18/07: Stronger dollar weighs on LME prices; Rusal exports recover; weekly base metals premiums

Base Metals Market - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:00
The latest metals news and prices to start the North American day on Wednesday July 18.
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