Base metals prices fell still further during the kerb session on the London Metal Exchange on Thursday May 23.
US HMS 1 & 2 (80:20) scrap prices into Turkey could fall as low as $340 per tonne cfr in the near future, a Turkish steel producer told Metal Bulletin sister publication Steel First on Thursday May 23.
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has opened an investigation into suspected financial irregularities at the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx), it announced on Tuesday May 23.
Oman's first ferro-chrome smelter, a joint venture between Muscat Overseas Group and India's Indsil Group, is set to start a trial run in June, a company official said on Thursday May 23.
Base metals prices drifted lower again during the official session on the London Metal Exchange on Thursday May 23, as poor PMI data from China emerged.
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