LIVE FUTURES 30/09: Steady prices on LME; aluminium, tin strong ahead of month's end

London Metal Exchange prices were largely unchanged on the morning of Thursday September 30, with tin and aluminium the standout performers for the month.

A strong US Dollar Index, which was at its highest level since September 2020 on Wednesday at 94.43 and just slightly lower on Thursday morning, has been one of the factors keeping metal prices steady. 
“And increased uncertainty in China about the impact of power shortages, higher energy costs and questions about the fallout from the Evergrande situation have also had a big impact on prices,” Fastmarkets' head of base metals and battery research William Adams said. 

Nevertheless, tin's three-month price had a small rise on Thursday at 9am to...


Ana de Liz

September 30, 2021

09:27 GMT