LIVE FUTURES REPORT 17/03: LME tin tumbles 7%; Ni closes below $11,800/t

London Metal Exchange three-month base metals prices largely traded down at the close on Tuesday March 17 with risk-aversion from the global spread of the coronavirus (CoV-2019) and associated corporate shutdowns weighing heavily on the complex.

“Global financial markets remain rattled while the virus wreaks havoc across Europe and the United States,” Fastmarkets research analyst Andy Farida said. “Panic selling in major equities markets now paints...


Amy Hinton

March 17, 2020

17:42 GMT