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ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 11/07: LME base metals consolidate lower, led by zinc; Comex copper dips; Intek subsidiary acquires MKM

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:05
The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Wednesday July 11.
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US Midwest aluminium premium slips on limited spot trades

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 22:45
The US Midwest aluminium premium has slid for the fourth week in a row, due to the backwardation curve in London Metal Exchange prices causing many sellers to part with material at a discount, although buyers generally remained uninterested in buying spot.
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WEEKLY BASE METAL PREMIUMS REPORT: 10/07

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 22:24
A summary of base metals premiums from across the globe for the week to Tuesday July 10
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/07: LME base metals edge lower after short-lived rebound; zinc price falls 2.8%

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 19:17
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange ended predominantly lower on Tuesday July 10 amid mounting trade tensions.
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Copper producer KME signs agreement to take over competitor MKM

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 18:34
Intek Group has announced that its copper producer subsidiary KME has reached an agreement to take over Germany’s Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing (MKM), another major participant in the European copper industry.
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PEOPLE MOVES: Mark Homer leaves Cliveden, returns to Gerald Metals

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:14
Mark Homer has returned to Gerald Metals as an exclusive consultant to the refined copper trading department, with a particular focus on Africa and the Middle East, Metal Bulletin has learned.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/07: LME base metals consolidate lower; zinc drops 3%

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:00
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly down during morning trading on Tuesday July 10, led by a significant drop in zinc prices, while ongoing uncertainty around Sino-US trade relations hampers the complex.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 10/07: SHFE base metals trade sideways; trade war could ignite copper selloff - Meir; reasons behind Mn flake rally

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 06:05
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday July 10.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/07: Sideways trading dominates SHFE base metals complex; zinc prices slide

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 05:55
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during Asian morning trading on Tuesday July 10 with most of the complex oscillating either side of unchanged, while zinc was the early session’s weakest performer with a drop of 1.7%.
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US-China trade war could ignite copper selloff: Meir

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 21:59
Copper prices could sink to $6,000 per tonne if the trade war between the United States and China sparks a selloff in the equity markets, INTL FCStone analyst Edward Meir wrote in his July market overview.
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Chile's copper workers' group to discuss Codelco action next week

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 19:17
The Federation of Copper Workers in Chile has rejected copper producer Codelco’s response to a threatened strike at its Chuquicamata copper mine, and will form a new group to meet next week and discuss its next steps, the federation’s board of directors said on Monday July 9.
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Recylex starts hot commissioning phase at Weser-Metall lead reduction furnace

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 19:00
Lead-zinc producer Recylex has started the hot commissioning phase of the new reduction furnace at its lead smelter at Nordenham in northern Germany, operated by Weser-Metall.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/07: LME base metals rebound; zinc price trails lower, down 1.1%

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 18:05
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange made a notable recovery from recent lulls at the close of trading on Monday July 9, led by a 1.9% price surge in nickel and aluminium prices.
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PEOPLE MOVES: Rasmussen becomes Katanga Mining COO, replacing Garbers

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 17:47
Katanga Mining has named Samuel Rasmussen its chief operating officer - he replaces Deon Garbers, who resigned last month.
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PEOPLE MOVES: Gonzalez out as Trafigura head of refined zinc, lead trading; Kyen’s Hadfield in

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 15:53
Julián Gonzalez has left his position as global head of refined zinc and lead trading at Trafigura, being replaced by Kyen Resources' European chief Matt Hadfield who will start next week, sources close to the company told Metal Bulletin.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/07: Comex copper price stages modest recovery to open new trading week

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 14:26
Comex copper prices bounced back from a one-year low in US morning trading on Monday July 9, with a softer dollar and equity recovery supporting the base metals complex.
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PEOPLE MOVES: Joe Raia joins RJ O'Brien as head of global commodity futures

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 14:03
Joe Raia has joined Chicago-based futures brokerage and clearing firm RJ O’Brien & Associates (RJO), as managing director of global commodity futures.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 09/07: China steel futures up; Open Mineral to explore blockchain tech; Seaborne iron ore concs, pellets up

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:25
The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Monday July 9.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/07: LME base metals rebound; copper climbs 1.6%

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:05
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were mostly higher during morning trading on Monday July 9, rebounding against positive US data last week and a broad recovery in global equity markets.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 09/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 09:46
The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Monday July 9*
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