EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 16/02: South32 results; US copper, nickel premiums; global zinc deficit

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday February 16.

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mostly up during Asian morning trade on Thursday February 16, amid a weaker dollar following disappointing US industrial production data for January. Check Metal Bulletin's live futures report here. South32’s earnings from its aluminium business rose in the December quarter of 2016 amid improved production at its South African and Mozambican operations, while the company has lifted its nickel production...


Vivian Teo

February 16, 2017

05:30 GMT