LIVE FUTURES REPORT 30/08: Trade jitters weigh on LME base metals; ali, zinc prices fall 1.8%

The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange had mostly fallen by the close of trading on Thursday August 30, hampered by continued uncertainty about the trade relations of the United States, while a resurgence of volatility across emerging markets’ currencies weakened investment.

The prices of both zinc and aluminium fell by 1.8% over the afternoon, subject to downward pressure after they made healthy gains at the 5pm close on August 29. Zinc...

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Hassan Butt

August 30, 2018

18:10 GMT

London