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Boliden has posted a major year-on-year increase in its net profit for the three months ended March 31, on higher metal premiums, a stronger dollar and “improved treatment charge terms”.
Welcome to the rolling base metals price report tracking the London Metal Exchange and Shanghai Futures Exchange markets on Tuesday May 5. This article will be updated throughout the day with the latest on prices, comments, economic data and analysis.
Acquiring a business is rarely easy on its staff but, in a struggling market, it can appear to be the financial version of a couple having a baby to save a marriage.
Profits at Noble Group’s mining and metals division fell by 33% year-on-year in the first quarter on a weak performance in aluminium and continued pressure on the steel industry, which buys coke, coal and iron ore from the trading company
Metal Bulletin editor Alex Harrison takes a look back at some of the key news and price moves from the past week.
LORD COPPER: CWT's £100,000 fine – to be candid, this is a deterrent
CWT's transgression of the LME warehousing rules may have been inadvertent and the £100,000 fine may seem harsh, but, Lord Copper asks, did the exchange have much choice?
WEEK IN BRIEF: LME location under threat; Impala/Wanxiang case; Hotter on Noble v Iceberg; Al premiums
All the latest metal news and price moves from Metal Bulletin.
HOTTER ON METALS: Noble and the shot glass ice cube
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