NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 14/02: Jinchuan halts 200kt of copper refining output; EU, US zinc premiums tick up; tin premiums firm

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Wednesday February 14.

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly consolidating during morning trading, with the complex trying to stabilize after two days of rebounds. “Despite the low volumes, the resilience of the markets at their new higher levels is impressive, there is some light short-covering but more importantly a genuine lack of selling as the US dollar slips lower yet again,” Marex Spectron said. Here’s how base metals prices looked on the LME at 12.17pm London time:   For a snapshot of exchange news, check out our futures report. Jinchuan...


Julian Luk

February 14, 2018

12:25 GMT