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South32’s alumina output falls in Dec quarter but full-year guidance unchanged

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 05:36
South32’s alumina production declined by 4.5% year on year to 1.26 million tonnes in the December quarter of 2017, according to the company’s quarterly report released last week.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 22/01: SHFE copper prices pressured by rising stocks; US aluminium scrap prices propelled higher; NIF’s zinc facility targeting full capacity in Jan

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 04:15
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s office in Shanghai, as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Monday January 22.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 22/01: SHFE copper prices pressured by rising stocks; nickel leads on the upside

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 04:00
Copper prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange edged lower during Asian morning trading on Monday January 22, following a further increase in SHFE deliverable red metal stocks last week.
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NON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF: BHP reveals strong results; Alcoa posts Q4 loss; manganese ore producers face shipping delays; germanium prices rise on Teck’s partial force majeure

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 00:50
Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves across the global metal markets this week.
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MONTHLY ALUMINIUM BILLET WRAP: ABI lockout, weather push US billet premiums up

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:18
Aluminium billet premiums in the United States jumped, some premiums in Asia were lower, and the Germany premium in Europe widened upward.
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MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES 19/01:

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:00
The following Metal Bulletin non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday January 19:
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/01: LME zinc ends week on a high; nickel finds resistance at $13,000/t

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:50
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were on divergent paths at the close on Friday January 19, after a week of volatility.
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MONTHLY ALUMINIUM BILLET PREMIUMS REPORT 19/01

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:25
A roundup of changes to aluminium billet premiums, as assessed by Metal Bulletin, in the past month.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/01: Comex copper prices soften in Friday session

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:10
Comex copper prices were once again trading in negative territory on Friday January 19 despite the dollar trading at the lowest point since January 2015.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 19/01: Zinc, lead, tin at fresh 2018 highs; iron ore fines, lumps prices rise on futures; Chinese nickel briquette premiums steady

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:00
The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Friday January 19.
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Nickel briquettes in focus in China after refined-nickel import tax raise

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:40
Now that the Chinese government has raised the refined nickel import tax to 2%, Chinese nickel market participants are looking to nickel briquettes from Australia and Madagascar due to their lower premiums compared with nickel full plates, Metal Bulletin understands.
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Chinese nickel briquette market shrugs off Ambatovy delayed restart; premiums unchanged

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:11
Nickel briquette premiums cif China were steady week on week in spite of a production outage at the Ambatovy project in Madagascar.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/01: Zinc, lead, tin set fresh 2018 highs; prices supported by cancellations, weak dollar

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:10
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were trading higher across the board on Friday January 19, supported by fresh cancellations of LME stocks and the weakening dollar.
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CHINA ALUMINA SNAPSHOT: Firm SHFE aluminium prices supportive

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:48
Key data from the Thursday January 18 pricing session in Shanghai.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 19/01: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:33
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday January 19*
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METALS MORNING VIEW 19/01: Metals prices working higher again; dollar weakness helping

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:24
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange are stronger across the board this morning, Friday January 19, with the complex up by an average of 0.6%.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/01: SHFE copper stocks rise 5.3% vs last week; nickel inventories decline slightly

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:20
Copper, aluminium, zinc and lead stocks at Shanghai Futures Exchange-approved warehouses continued to rise in the week ended Friday January 19, while tin and nickel saw their inventory levels decline.
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China’s aluminium production up 1.6% in 2017

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:05
Chinese electrolytic aluminium production totaled 32.27 million tonnes in 2017, representing an increase of 1.6% from the previous year, according to data published by the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday January 18.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 19/01: SHFE aluminium, lead prices strengthen; zinc, lead markets log deficits in Oct-Nov 2017; Hudbay exceeds copper output guidance

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:00
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s office in Shanghai, as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Friday January 19.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/01: SHFE aluminium, lead prices strengthen; nickel slides

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:45
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange gave a varied performance during Asian morning trading on Friday January 19, with aluminium and lead prices pushing higher, while the rest were little changed to weaker.
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