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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 04/07: Copper at 9-month low; base metals premiums; Brazil’s iron ore exports

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 13:05
The latest metal markets news and price moves for the start of the North American day on Wednesday July 4.
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ALUMINIUM ARB INDICATOR: Duty-free arbitrage window remains wide with US Midwest premium firm through June

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:51
The duty-free aluminium import arbitrage between the United States and Asia is little changed this month but remains wide with the US Midwest premium well supported throughout June.
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GLOBAL TIN WRAP: Expectations of lower Indonesian exports support European standard grade premiums; US, Chinese premiums flat

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:05
Resurfacing concerns over Indonesian tin supply boosted the standard ingot grade premium in the week to Tuesday July 3, while the low-lead premium ticked lower on weak spot demand; other premiums were unchanged on balanced fundamentals.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 04/07: LME base metals broadly lower; nickel price falls 1.3%

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 11:33
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower during morning trading on Wednesday July 4 following a poor morning session in SHFE trading and growing concerns about global trade tensions.
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GLOBAL ZINC & LEAD WRAP: Backwardation pressures European, Asian zinc premiums; Chinese, Indian lead supported by strong demand

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 10:55
A widening backwardation in London Metal Exchange forward prices subdued premium movements globally for zinc while China and Southeast Asia lead markets gain momentum due to environmental restrictions on production there.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 04/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 09:53
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Wednesday July 4*
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GLOBAL NICKEL WRAP: Nickel premiums under pressure in China, stable elsewhere

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 09:45
Nickel premiums were steady in the United States and Europe in the week ended Tuesday July 3, while rates softened in China on the back of muted buying interest.
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GLOBAL COPPER WRAP: Copper premiums stable in most regions; China market softens again

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 07:53
Premiums for copper cathode in China remained on a downward trajectory in the week to Tuesday July 3, with the backwardation in London Metal Exchange forward price spreads continuing to exert downward pressure on the market. Elsewhere, premiums were largely stable.
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EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 04/07: SHFE base metals struggle; global Ali wrap; Finnfjord cutting FeSi output in Jul-Aug

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 05:35
Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Wednesday July 4.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 04/07: SHFE base metals prices broadly lower; aluminium finds support

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 05:25
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were broadly down during Asian morning trading on Wednesday July 4, with copper prices sliding to a near two-month low amid weakness in the yuan versus the dollar and an uptick in trade tensions between the United States and China.
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GLOBAL ALUMINIUM WRAP: Backwardation in forward spreads continues to pressure global Ali premiums

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 03:40
Aluminium premiums across Europe, Asia and the United States were broadly lower in the week to Tuesday July 3, with the backwardation in forward spreads on the London Metal Exchange putting significant pressure on the market.
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US Midwest P1020 premium continues descent amid LME backwardation

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 20:42
The US Midwest aluminium premium dropped for the third assessment in a row, as an ever-widening backwardation on the London Metal Exchange has pushed suppliers to offer at levels not seen since early April.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 03/07: LME zinc falls to 11-mth low; copper edges below $6.5k/t

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:55
Zinc prices on the London Metal Exchange struggled at the close of trading on Tuesday July 3, falling 1.1% over the afternoon and dipping below $2,800 per tonne for the first time since August 2017 amid broadly bearish trading conditions.
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WEEKLY BASE METAL PREMIUMS REPORT: 03/07

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 16:35
A summary of base metals premiums from across the globe for the week to Tuesday July 3.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 03/07: Comex copper weakness persists ahead of US holiday

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:25
Comex copper prices were slightly lower on Tuesday July 3 morning in the US, with trade shallow ahead of the Fourth of July holliday.
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NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 03/07: LME base metals prices tick higher; Glencore subpoenaed; Japan producer ups HRC offers

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:20
The latest metal markets news and price moves for the start of the North American day on Tuesday July 3.
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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 03/07: LME base metals prices tick higher; tin keeping below $20k/t

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:48
Base metals on the London Metal Exchange edged higher during morning trading on Tuesday July 3, supported by a downtick in the dollar index while turbulent trade relations between the United States and major economies continue to destabilize commodities.
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SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 03/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:44
Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Tuesday July 3*
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METAL BULLETIN DAILY PDFs

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:35
Daily PDFs will be downloadable until Wednesday July 4. After that, because of a national holiday, the next daily PDF will be downloadable on Friday July 6.
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