EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 30/10: SHFE copper, lead prices weaken; LME Week special report; Commerce affirms duties on China aluminium foil

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Shanghai, bringing the key news and market stories on Monday October 30.

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were broadly higher during Asian morning trading on Monday, however, copper and lead prices bucked the trend as they succumbed to a stronger dollar. Copper and lead prices on the SHFE weakened this morning amid a stronger dollar following a healthy first estimate for US third quarter gross domestic product growth, with copper prices coming under additional pressure from profit-taking and the expectation of...


Kiki Kang

October 30, 2017

05:45 GMT