LIVE FUTURES REPORT 14/01: Nickel leads SHFE base metals downward; copper up by 0.5%

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mostly down at the close of morning trading on Tuesday January 14, with the downtrend led by nickel, which is reversing the strength seen on Monday.

The most-traded March nickel contract closed Tuesday’s morning trading session at 110,250 yuan ($15,981) per tonne, down by 2,960 yuan per tonne - or 2.6% - from Monday’s close of 113,210 yuan per tonne. Elsewhere in the complex, March aluminium was down by a marginal 5 yuan per tonne at 13,955 yuan per tonne, March zinc was down by 0.5% at 18,175 yuan per tonne and March lead was down by 0.8% at...


Anna Xu

January 14, 2020

05:20 GMT