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Codelco’s Chuquicamata operating at reduced rate until mid-Nov, further cuts expected from Dec [UPDATED]

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:34
Codelco's Chuquicamata division will be running at reduced operating rates until mid-November following a technical fault at the Teniente copper converter last month, the company told Fastmarkets.
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Open import arbitrage window and low inventories drive China’s copper imports in September sharply higher

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:05
China’s unwrought copper and copper product imports hit a two-year high in September, driven by an open import arbitrage window and market participants replenishing copper inventories amid low stockpiles in Shanghai-bonded and Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) warehouses.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 12/10: SHFE base metals prices rebound on dollar weakness; copper gains on supply concerns

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 05:35
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mostly up during Asian morning trading on Friday October 12, with the weakening dollar supporting investors’ confidence.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 11/10: LME base metals prices consolidate lower; lead, tin rally

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 18:24
Movements in the prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were mixed at the close of trading on Thursday October 11, under broad pressure from a sharp sell-off in global equity markets despite the emergence of fresh buying in the markets for lead and tin.
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CORRECTION: Codelco’s Chuquicamata operating at reduced rate until mid-Nov, further cuts expected from Dec - sources

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 17:45
Codelco's Chuquicamata division will be running at reduced operating rates until mid-November following a technical fault at the Teniente copper converter last month, the company told Fastmarkets.
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LME WEEK 2018: This year should be remembered for the LME’s volumes growth – Chamberlain

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:22
The London Metal Exchange benefitted from 2018’s “economic turbulence” and the exchange should be proud of its growth in volume, LME chief executive Matthew Chamberlain said.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 11/10: Comex copper price rebounds after midweek selloff

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:44
The Comex copper price recovered in morning trading on Thursday October 11 although the complex remains vulnerable due to heavy selloffs in the equities space.
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Aurubis says rolled-copper business sale to Wieland unlikely

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 14:59
German copper giant Aurubis’ proposed sale of its rolled-copper product business to counterpart Wieland-Werke may not proceed with the current terms following a preliminary assessment by European Commission (EC), the company said on Wednesday October 10.
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EXCLUSIVE: Copper production halted at Codelco’s Chuquicamata until early Nov – sources

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 14:31
Copper production at Codelco's Chuquicamata smelter has been stopped for nearly three weeks and will remain halted until early November as part of the company's efforts to comply with new emission standards taking effect in Chile on December 13, sources told Fastmarkets.
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LME WEEK 2018 - INTERVIEW: Codelco chairman sees success in proposal to taper 10% law

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:32
A requirement that the world’s largest copper producer hands over 10% of its sales to the Chilean military has a strong chance of being phased out, the chairman of Codelco said.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 11/10: LME base metals prices push lower amid equity market sell-off; lead’s downtrend continues

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:55
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were collectively lower during morning trading on Thursday October 11, pressured by a sharp sell-off in global equity markets while investors remain broadly risk-averse toward commodity investment.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 11/10: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:50
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Thursday October 11*
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 11/10: SHFE base metals prices move lower; US silicon price fall; Shagang rolls over prices

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 06:25
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday October 11.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 11/10: SHFE base metals prices soften on tumbling equities, firm dollar

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 04:35
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mostly lower during Asian morning trading on Thursday October 11 amid concerns over the global macro-economic environment and dollar strength.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/10: SHFE base metals prices soften on tumbling equities, firm dollar

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 04:35
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mostly lower during Asian morning trading on Thursday October 11 amid concerns over the global macro-economic environment and dollar strength.
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ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 11/10: LME base metals broadly lower; alumina prices likely to tumble; moly oxide prices rise

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 00:05
The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Thursday October 11.
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US lead, zinc scrap prices shrug off LME pressure

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 23:11
Lead scrap and spent lead-acid battery prices in the United States have held steady, but precipitous declines on the London Metal Exchange are weighing on the market; meanwhile, zinc scrap prices remained flat in spite of soaring LME contracts.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/10: LME base metals prices drift lower on firm dollar

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:09
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were broadly lower at the close of trading on Wednesday October 10, with three-month lead at multi-year lows.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/10: Comex copper inches higher in midweek session

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:10
Comex copper prices were trading at a one-week high on October 10 morning in the US, with the market alleviated by a weaker dollar and focus on LME Week.
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