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BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 17/08: Low-grade cobalt benchmark stabilizes at premium to high-grade

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 18:14
An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 17/08: LME base metals continue downward consolidation; lead falls 2.6%

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 18:05
The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange ended mostly lower at the close of trading on Friday August 17, with most metals struggling to recover fully from the midweek slide amid continued strength in the US dollar.
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NON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF 17/08: Caserones strike averted; base metal prices recover after Aug-15 dip; China focuses on antimony smuggling

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 17:30
Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves across the global metal markets this week.
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China’s July zinc output falls to its lowest in five years - NBS

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 17:12
China’s monthly zinc output dropped to its lowest in five years in July, echoing lower output of galvanised steel and capacity cut of major Chinese zinc smelters.
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Aluminium billet premiums in Germany remain high as Q4 deals mount

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 17:10
Premiums for aluminium billet in Europe were mostly firm this week with participants trying to secure metal for the fourth quarter and beyond.
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LME zinc widens into contango after months of backwardation

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:05
The London Metal Exchange zinc price has moved into contango for the first time in more than two months, with analysts highlighting improved supply as a key factor.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 17/08: Comex copper extends modest rebound

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:00
Comex copper prices edged up on Friday morning in the US, with the base metals complex benefiting from a weaker dollar.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 17/08: Alcoa workers on indefinite strike; lithium carbonate prices fall; LME prices decline again

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:25
The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Friday August 17.
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Strike averted at Chile’s Caserones copper mine

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:07
An impending strike at the Caserones copper mine in the Atacama region of Chile has been called off after the workers’ union signed a collective bargaining agreement to end negotiations.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 17/08: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:31
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday August 17*
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 17/08: LME base metals consolidate lower; zinc price falls on fresh 15kt cancelation

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:25
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were predominantly lower during morning trading on Friday August 17, while zinc prices struggled against more than 15,000 tonnes of material freshly canceled.
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SHFE STOCKS REPORT 17/08: Base metals inventories mostly down, with zinc falling 29%

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:40
Base metal stocks at Shanghai Futures Exchange-approved warehouses mostly declined on Friday August 17, led by zinc, which dropped by 29%.
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Alcoa workers continue strike action; alumina prices remain high

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:45
Alcoa workers in Western Australia will continue to strike indefinitely after the company and the Australian Workers' Union (AWU) failed to come to a compromise.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 17/08: SHFE base metals recover; US copper, brass scrap market hit by Comex decline; hints of cobalt price turnaround

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 05:20
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Friday August 17.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 17/08: SHFE base metals prices rebound on resumption of US-China trade talks

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 04:55
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange recovered during morning trading Friday August 17, after the promise of renewed talks between the United States and China ushered some risk-on sentiment back into the market.
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ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 17/08: Nickel top gainer among LME base metals; cobalt prices show signs of turnaround; Antofagasta share prices tumble

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 00:05
The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Friday August 17.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 16/08: LME base metals continue recovery; lead price climbs 5.5%

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:50
The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were higher across the board at the close of trading on Thursday August 16, with lead prices topping broad complex gains amid sharp upticks in copper, zinc and nickel prices.
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PRICING NOTICE: Metal Bulletin increases frequency of aluminium billet pricing, amends publication calendar

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:01
Metal Bulletin has amended the frequency of its assessments of aluminium billet premiums in Europe, the United States and Brazil, while adjusting the publication calendar.
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Copper conc TC/RCs trade sideways, market eyes China-US tariffs

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:55
Copper concentrates TC/RCs were largely unchanged in early August, with threats of Chinese tariffs on US imports the focus of the market.
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Copper conc TC/RCs trade sideways, market eyes China-US tarriffs

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:55
Copper concentrates TC/RCs were largely unchanged in early August, with threats of Chinese tariffs on US imports the focus of the market.
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