LIVE FUTURES 26/10: LME base metals prices dip; aluminium volumes remain high

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were down across the board at the 5pm close of trading on Tuesday October 26.

The three-month aluminium price lost more ground, closing 1.6% lower, at $2,829 per tonne.
Aluminium was the most-traded metal on LMESelect throughout the day, with 23,151 lots traded by 5:30pm, compared with just 9,243 lots of copper.

“In line with our expectations, discussed last week, aluminium prices have retreated after their LME Week surge,” Fastmarkets analysts said in the latest Base Metals Tracker. “Falling coal prices in China have...


Alice Mason

October 26, 2021

17:15 GMT