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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 06/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:00
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday July 6*
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 06/07: SHFE copper prices sink; Westgate joins VTB Capital; Lord Copper’s final column

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 05:32
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Friday July 6.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 06/07: Concerns over impending trade tariffs sink SHFE copper prices

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 05:20
Copper prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were under pressure during Asian morning trading on Friday July 6 amid growing bearish sentiment in the market ahead of the United States’ implementation of trade tariffs against China.
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China Ali ingot ADC 12 export price drops to 11-month low; supply pressure building in domestic market

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 04:17
Chinese aluminium ingot ADC 12 export prices to main Japanese ports (MJP) dropped to an eleven-month low on Wednesday July 4, after raw materials prices fell following news that China will restrict the number of ports in the country that can accept shipments of imported scrap from the beginning of 2019.
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PEOPLE MOVES: Leon Westgate joins VTB Capital

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 22:58
Leon Westgate has joined VTB Capital as head of metals strategy, Metal Bulletin has learned.
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LORD COPPER: Valete

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 18:43
In his final column for Metal Bulletin, Lord Copper looks over the events that have shaped the metals industry during his tenure and considers and what might be in store over the coming years.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 05/07: Pressure mounts against LME base metals; nickel steady

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 17:55
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were mixed at the close of trading on Thursday July 5, pressured by macroeconomic uncertainty amid continued sell-offs in copper, zinc and tin prices.
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PEOPLE MOVES: Ben Thomson joins Viant Commodities

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 17:18
Former Trafigura base metals trader Ben Thomson has joined Viant Commodities to look after the company's European business, Metal Bulletin has learned.
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DRC miner Gécamines rolls out new corporate structure

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:56
The board of directors of Gécamines has implemented a new corporate structure including a more decentralized organization and a drive to promote a new generation of younger managers.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 05/07: Comex copper price tumbles to 1-yr low in post-holiday trading

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:29
Comex copper prices crashed to a one-year low on Thursday morning in the United States with market sentiment in the red metal affected by fears of an escalating trade war as well as thin trading.
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Ball Corp to end output at Cuiabá drinks-can plant

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:48
Metals packaging firm Ball Corp is to cease production at its beverage packaging plant in Cuiabá, Brazil, and will provide for customers’ needs through others of the company’s units in the country.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 05/07: LME lead price rebounds on cancelation; Chinese cobalt price at 7mth low; stainless steel prices weaker

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:20
The latest metal markets news and price moves for the start of the North American day on Thursday July 5.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 05/07: LME base metals prices edge higher; lead climbs 1.7% on big cancelation

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:51
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange ticked higher across the board during morning trading on Thursday July 5, with lead prices climbing by 1.7% after a fresh 15,000 tonne cancelation in Antwerp.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 05/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:15
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Thursday July 5*
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METALS MORNING VIEW 05/07: Sell-off continues, but tighter spreads suggest short-covering

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:08
Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange broadly continued their recent run of weakness on the morning of Thursday July 5. Nickel prices were unchanged, while the rest of the complex was down by between 0.3% for copper ($6,382 per tonne) and 0.7% for aluminium ($2,089 per tonne).
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 05/07: SHFE zinc prices slide; WWS files for bankruptcy in US; BNP Paribas hires Berchole

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 06:15
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday July 5.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 05/07: Broad-based weakness continues in SHFE base metals prices; zinc leads retreat

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 06:00
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were broadly down during Asian morning trading on Thursday July 5, with the complex continuing to come under pressure from growing trade concerns.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 04/07: LME zinc price sheds 3.2%, hits year low; copper, nickel, lead suffer

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 18:00
Zinc prices on the London Metal Exchange fell by more than 3% at the close of trading on Wednesday July 4, with the absence of US trading expediting a broad downtick in metals prices.
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PEOPLE MOVES: Jonathan Berchole joins BNP Paribas to build physical metals book

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 17:35
Jonathan Berchole has joined BNP Paribas to develop a physical metals trading book and help expand the bank's existing financing business, Metal Bulletin learned on Wednesday July 4.
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New Century Resources cuts Q3 forecast for zinc tailing project; still on track for August start

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 16:36
New Century Resources has cut its third-quarter forecast for the Century Mine zinc tailing project in Queensland, Australia, but said it remains on track for first production in August.
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