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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/06: Comex copper price tumbles to lowest since March below $3/lb

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 14:33
Comex copper prices traded at the lowest point since March 2018 on Tuesday June 26 with threats of a growing trade war weighing on the metals complex.
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PRICING NOTICE: Metal Bulletin runs consultation on acceptable origins for spot MJP aluminium P1020 cif premium

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 13:06
Metal Bulletin is running a one-month consultation to seek feedback on whether to keep excluding certain origins in the assessment of its spot main Japanese ports (MJP) aluminium P1020 cif premium.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 26/06: FeCr benchmark down; vanadium prices jump; cobalt slides

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:50
The latest metal markets news and price moves for the start of the North American day on Tuesday June 26.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 26/06: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:48
The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Tuesday June 26*
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/06: LME nickel price falls 3.6%, zinc continues to stuggle [CORRECTED]

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:13
Nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange were down by more than 3% at the close of trading on Monday June 25, while other base metals prices also slumped.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/06: LME base metals weaker on trade tensions; zinc downtrend continues

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:55
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly down during morning trading on Tuesday June 26, stifled by ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China.
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METALS MORNING VIEW 26/06: Base metals prices consolidating after trade tensions ease

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 09:00
Global markets stabilized on the morning of Tuesday June 26 amid easing trade tensions, while three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange consolidated after their weakness on Monday.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 26/06: Most SHFE base metals down on escalating trade tensions; strike threat at Codelco’s Chuquicamata copper mine; chrome alloy prices jump in China

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 07:15
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday June 26.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/06: Trade tensions unnerve markets, most SHFE base metals prices fall

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 06:15
Most base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ended the Asian morning trading session on Tuesday June 26 in negative territory, with deepening fears of a China-United States trade war weighing on the sector.
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Unions threaten strike at Codelco’s Chuquicamata copper mine

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 18:30
Unionized workers at Codelco’s Chuquicamata, the world’s largest open pit copper mine, have threatened strikes in protest against plans to develop underground mining there and ensuing layoffs.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/06: LME nickel price falls 3.6%, zinc continues to stuggle

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 18:11
Nickel on the London Metal Exchange were down by more than 3% at the close of trading on Monday June 25 while other base metals prices also slumped.
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LME readying to launch three regional HRC contracts in January

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:57
The London Metal Exchange will introduce three regional hot-rolled coil contracts at the start of 2019, coinciding with a change in attitude towards risk management tools for the ferrous sector, according to the exchange’s business development manager.
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ERG will raise alumina powder output in 3D manufacturing-focused pilot scheme

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 17:09
Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) plans to boost output of alumina powders to meet growing demand in the 3D printing sector.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/06: Comex copper price pressured by global trade rhetoric

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 15:16
Comex copper prices started another week in negative territory with global trade volatility preventing a recovery.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 25/06: LME zinc price at 9-month low; EGA receives first CBG bauxite; Global silicon wrap

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:40
The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Monday June 25.
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EGA receives first CBG bauxite in preparation for Al Taweelah refinery start

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:20
Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) received its first bauxite shipment from Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) on Sunday June 24 in preparation for the commissioning of its Al Taweelah alumina refinery in Abu Dhabi.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 25/06: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 11:10
The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Monday June 25*
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/06: LME zinc price at 9-month low; copper finds support

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 10:57
Zinc prices on the London Metal Exchange fell 1.2% during morning trading on Monday June 25, hindered by tight spreads, a broadly strong dollar and escalating trade tensions between China and the United States.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 25/06: SHFE nickel prices find support; Trump threatens EU auto tariffs; Glencore’s Pasar smelter to undergo repairs in H2

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 08:00
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Monday June 25.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/06: SHFE base metals prices on divergent paths; nickel finds support

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 07:45
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during Asian morning trading on Monday June 25, with the main movers being zinc and nickel, albeit in opposite directions, while the rest of the metals traded sideways.
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