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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/11: Firm dollar, bearish sentiment continues to pressure SHFE base metals prices

Base Metals Market - Tue, 11/27/2018 - 04:38
Base metals traded on the Shanghai Futures Exchange gave a mixed performance during Asian morning trading on Tuesday November 27, with the complex contending with a firmer dollar index and persistent bearishness stemming from lingering concerns over the United States-China trade spat.
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Electric vehicles to grow battery market tenfold by 2025, UBS says

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 19:05
The global market for electric vehicle batteries in 2025 could be 10 times bigger than in 2018, according to a report by Swiss investment bank UBS published last week.
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Electric vehicles to grow battery market ten-fold by 2025, UBS says

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 19:05
The global market for electric vehicle batteries in 2025 could be ten times bigger than in 2018, according to a report by Swiss investment bank UBS published last week.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/11: LME base metals prices mostly down as dollar climbs

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 18:24
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower at the close of trading on Monday November 26, with downside pressure emerging amid broad strength in the US dollar index and continued global trade tensions.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/11: Comex copper market quiet after holiday weekend

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 16:12
Copper prices on New York’s Comex were little changed in morning trading on Monday November 26 amid scant trading activity and few market drivers being apparent ahead of a major trade meeting.
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GLOBAL ALUMINIUM BILLET WRAP: Italian premium widens on brand differential; global premiums steady

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 16:09
Global aluminium billet premiums have been mostly stable over the past month although the Italian billet premium range widened, reflecting offers there for material with many different origins.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 26/11: LME base metals drift; Glencore to supply PPS with nickel cathode

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 13:19
The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Monday November 26.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/11: LME base metals prices drift lower

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:34
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower during morning trading on Monday November 26, consolidating against broad strength in the US dollar while low stocks and supply disruptions struggle to lift prices.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 26/11: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 09:45
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Monday November 26*
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METALS MORNING VIEW 26/11: Metals prices consolidate after last Friday's PMI-induced weakness

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 08:55
The three-month tin price on the London Metal Exchange stood out as the strongest performer among its peers with a gain of 1.2% this morning, Monday November 26. Three-month copper ($6,183 per tonne) and aluminium were up by 0.2%, while the rest were down by 0.3%.
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Glencore Intl to supply 150 tonnes of nickel to South Korea’s PPS

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 07:31
Glencore International has won two public tenders to supply South Korea’s Public Procurement Service (PPS) with 150 tonnes of London Metal Exchange-registered brands of nickel cathode for shipment to Incheon port by February 22, 2019.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 26/11: SHFE base metals prices broadly down; skepticism for QME’s international aspirations; Aurubis mulls cu concs deal

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 05:45
Good morning from Fastmarkets MB’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Monday November 26.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 26/11: SHFE base metals prices broadly down; alumina traders skeptical of QME’s international aspirations; Aurubis questions Antofagasta-Jiangxi cu concs deal

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 05:45
Good morning from Fastmarkets MB’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Monday November 26.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/11: SHFE base metals lose momentum amid risk-off sentiment; nickel prices outperform

Base Metals Market - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 05:12
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were broadly down during Asian morning trading on Monday November 26 amid the prevailing risk-off sentiment due to simmering United States-China trade tensions and a slight uptick in the dollar index.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 23/11: LME zinc price sheds 2.5% in afternoon slide; tin falls below $19,000/t

Base Metals Market - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 17:55
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were predominantly lower at the close of trading on Friday November 23, with zinc’s three-month price worst hit over the afternoon amid a sharp sell-off across the base metals complex.
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FOCUS: Alumina traders skeptical of QME’s international aspirations

Base Metals Market - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 16:12
Alumina traders in China have responded with skepticism to Qianhai Mercantile Exchange’s (QME) plans to internationalize its yuan-denominated prices and list them on foreign exchanges such as Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Market (HKEX), Fastmarkets has learned.
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BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 23/11: Battery-grade lithium hydroxide, cobalt prices down on slow demand in China

Base Metals Market - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 15:55
An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.
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Aurubis questions Antofagasta-Jiangxi copper concentrates settlement, says terms “too low”

Base Metals Market - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 13:15
Europe’s top copper smelter Aurubis is undecided as to whether it will follow the settlement made by miner Antofagasta and smelter Jiangxi Copper for copper concentrate treatment and refining charges, it said today.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 23/11: LME nickel price hits fresh 2018 low; SHFE stocks decline; China domestic lithium carbonate prices stable

Base Metals Market - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:45
The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Friday November 23.
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SHFE STOCKS REPORT 23/11: SHFE base metals broadly lower; lead, tin stocks rise

Base Metals Market - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 10:29
Base metals stocks on Shanghai Futures Exchange were mostly lower week on week on Friday November 23, with zinc leading the descent.
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