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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 12/07: LME nickel price climbs 2.2%; lead prices struggle

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:13
Nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange jumped more than 2% during morning trading on Thursday July 12, accompanied by a slight uptick in copper prices, while the rest of the complex continues to waver against intensified US trade rhetoric.
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CHINA ALUMINIUM INGOT ADC 12 SNAPSHOT: Export price falls to one-year low; domestic price flat

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:15
Key data from the Wednesday July 11 pricing session in Shanghai.
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East Asian stainless steel prices stable amid trading lull

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 07:48
East Asia’s stainless steel import prices were relatively steady over the past week, with trading activity remaining low on soft regional demand, and offers staying unchanged despite declining nickel prices.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 12/07: SHFE base metals correct; US Senate signals disapproval over tariffs; global tin premiums

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:45
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s office in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday July 12.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 12/07: SHFE base metals prices correct after Wednesday’s sharp falls

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:10
Most base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange staged a recovery during Asian morning trading on Thursday July 12, with only lead weakening.
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China’s stainless steel prices flat amid soft demand, supply drop

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 05:46
Domestic stainless steel prices in China were flat over the past week amid soft demand, with sellers unwilling to lower their prices due to low inventory levels in the market.
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GLOBAL TIN WRAP: Premiums dip in Europe on approaching summer slowdown; broad stability in US, China persists

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:46
Tin premiums in Europe have softened over the week to Tuesday July 10 after dwindling demand began to take root over the summer period, while premiums in the United States and China held steady on abundant supply and minimal spot activity.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 11/07: LME lead falls 5% on trade feud; copper at 1-yr low

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:40
Lead prices on the London Metal Exchange fell over 5% at the close of trading on Wednesday July 11, topping broad complex losses amid mounting pressure from the ongoing US-China trade spat.
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GLOBAL NICKEL WRAP: Chinese premiums rise on open import window; US, Europe markets steady

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 16:42
An open import arbitrage in China helped support nickel premiums in the week to Tuesday July 10, while premiums were unchanged in Europe and the United States.
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Australia's Avebury nickel mine to restart as Transamine signs offtake deal

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:05
The Avebury nickel mine, in Australia’s island state of Tasmania, is set to restart after almost ten years of inactivity, because of the current high price for nickel and healthier prospects for demand, Metal Bulletin heard on Wednesday July 11.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 11/07: Comex copper down in mid-week trading

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 14:45
Comex copper prices set a new low this morning on July 11 in the US, with President Donald Trump threatening an additional $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods.
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GLOBAL ZINC & LEAD WRAP: Zinc, lead premiums steady while consumers wait for price falls

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:51
Premiums for zinc and lead ingots were unchanged globally over a week in which exchange prices for both metals continued to fall, breaking to fresh one-year lows.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 11/07: LME prices dive; Vizag adds steel capacity; seaborne coking coal prices down

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:30
The latest news and price moves to start the North American day on July 11.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 11/07: LME base metals plummet on escalating trade conflict; nickel, zinc prices fall over 3%

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:20
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were broadly lower during morning trading on Wednesday July 11, unsettled by trade tensions amid threats of further US-imposed tariffs against $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 11/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:40
The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Wednesday July 11*
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METALS MORNING VIEW 11/07: Escalation in US-China trade war sends metals prices crashing

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:20
An escalation in the United States’ trade war with China, with another $200 billion of Chinese goods now potentially facing tariffs, has rattled base metals prices during early trading on Wednesday July 11.
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GLOBAL COPPER WRAP: US premiums rise; China market softens again; European rates stable

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 07:30
Premiums for copper cathode in the United States rose for the third time since mid-May over the past week, while rates in Europe were unchanged and those in China weakened amid tepid demand.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 11/07: SHFE base metals slide; global Ali premiums; Largo V2O5 output up 13% in Q2

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 06:30
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Wednesday July 11.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 11/07: SHFE base metals prices fall heavily amid mounting trade tensions

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 05:45
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange fell sharply during Asian morning trading on Wednesday July 11, with China-US trade tensions once again weighing on the market.
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GLOBAL ALUMINIUM WRAP: Backwardation pressures premiums worldwide

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 04:20
Global aluminium premiums were again under pressure from a continued backwardation in forward spreads on the London Metal Exchange.
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