Base metalshttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1834©2018 MB60Base metalsMJP aluminium stocks creep up another 1% in July vs June Primary aluminium stocks at the three main Japanese ports (MJP) of Yokohama, Nagoya and Osaka rose 1.1% month on month in July, according to data from Marubeni Corp released on Tuesday August 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3827046/MJP-aluminium-stocks-creep-up-another-1-in-July-vs-June.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 16:18:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 14/08: Comex copper reverses gains Comex copper prices once again traded in negative territory on August 14 morning in the US, with fears over the trade war and ongoing issues in Turkey weighing on the red metal.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3827038/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1408-Comex-copper-reverses-gains.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 15:15:00 GMTNevsun rejects hostile bid from Lundin MiningNevsun Resources has rejected another hostile bid from the Lundin Mining Corporation, it announced on August 9.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826379/Nevsun-rejects-hostile-bid-from-Lundin-Mining.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 14:35:00 GMTLME warehouse queues develop after fresh cancellations in July Warehouse queues emerged at London Metal Exchange-listed sheds in July after a surge in cancellations last month, especially in the exchange's aluminium inventory, according to LME data. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826680/LME-warehouse-queues-develop-after-fresh-cancellations-in-July.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 12:28:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 14/08: LME base metals consolidate lower; Tata Steel Indian steel outlook; US doubles Turkish tariffThe latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Tuesday August 14.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826993/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1408-LME-base-metals-consolidate-lower-Tata-Steel-Indian-steel-outlook.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 12:00:00 GMTSHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 14/08: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickelArbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Tuesday August 14*http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826967/SHFE-vs-LME-physical-arbitrage-1408-Copper-aluminium-zinc-nickel.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 11:40:00 GMTKorea Zinc affiliate's YP zinc smelter closed till Sept for environmental reasons, sources say [UPDATED]The Sukpo zinc smelter in South Korea, which has links to major producer Korea Zinc, has been closed and will remain so until September for environmental reasons, a company source told Metal Bulletin.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826554/Korea-Zinc-affiliates-YP-zinc-smelter-closed-till-Sept-for-environmental-reasons-sources-say.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 11:25:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 14/08: LME base metals consolidate lower; zinc price falls on 10kt delivery Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were broadly lower during morning trading on Tuesday August 14, pressured by weaker-than-expected economic data from China and heightened volatility across currency markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826968/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1408-LME-base-metals-consolidate-lower-zinc-price-falls-on-10kt-delivery.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 10:40:00 GMTMETALS MORNING VIEW 14/08: Base metals prices consolidate near recent lows amid pause in sellingThree-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange consolidated higher from recent lows on the morning of Tuesday August 14 as relative calmness swept through the market to support a return of risk-on sentiment after the Turkish Lira stabilized at 6.8700 against the dollar earlier today.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826958/METALS-MORNING-VIEW-1408-Base-metals-prices-consolidate-near-recent-lows-amid-pause-in-selling.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 08:50:00 GMTEUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 14/08: SHFE base metals all down; South32 acquires Arizona Mining; global manganese wrapGood morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday August 14.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826953/EUROPEAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1408-SHFE-base-metals-all-down-South32-acquires-Arizona-Mining-global.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 14/08: SHFE base metals prices fall on currency volatilityBase metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange succumbed to pressure from a volatile currency market during morning trading on Tuesday August 14, with the fall of the Turkish lira against the US dollar negatively affecting market sentiment.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826954/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1408-SHFE-base-metals-prices-fall-on-currency-volatility.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 05:53:00 GMTASIAN MORNING BRIEF 14/08: LME base metals hit hard; South32 closes on Arizona Mining deal; physical cobalt prices down The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Tuesday August 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826933/ASIAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1408-LME-base-metals-hit-hard-South32-closes-on-Arizona-Mining-deal-physical.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 00:05:00 GMTCopper workers at Chile's Caserones mine ratify strike decisionThe principal trade union representing workers at Chile’s Caserones copper mine has voted to go ahead with strike action to begin at 8am local time on Tuesday August 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826852/Copper-workers-at-Chiles-Caserones-mine-ratify-strike-decision.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 20:30:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 13/08: LME base metals prices hampered by volatile currency markets; zinc falls 2.5% Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were lower across the board at the close of trading on Monday August 13, hindered by widespread risk aversion amid escalating trade tensions and a tumbling Turkish lira. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826928/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1308-LME-base-metals-prices-hampered-by-volatile-currency-markets-zinc-falls-25.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 18:00:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 13/08: Comex copper price opens week in positive territory Comex copper prices moved higher on Monday August 13 with geopolitical chaos in Turkey shaking up markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826853/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1308-Comex-copper-price-opens-week-in-positive-territory.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 14:32:00 GMTSouth32 completes $1.3bln deal to buy Arizona Mining South32 Ltd has completed the acquisition of Arizona Mining, building further on the Perth, Australia-headquartered zinc portfolio at a time of relatively limited greenfield mine supply. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826847/South32-completes-13bln-deal-to-buy-Arizona-Mining.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 13:50:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 13/08: Chinese copper cathode premiums at 2018 high; Turkish economic woes hinder Singapore rebar import price; China ferrous futures trend higherThe latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Monday August 13. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826835/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1308-Chinese-copper-cathode-premiums-at-2018-high-Turkish-economic-woes.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:55:00 GMTSHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 13/08: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickelArbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday August 13*http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826831/SHFE-vs-LME-physical-arbitrage-1308-Copper-aluminium-zinc-nickel.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:10:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 13/08: Dollar pressure mounts against LME base metals; zinc down on 15kt deliveryThe prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower during morning trading on Monday August 13, limited by a continued surge in the US dollar index while a plunge in Turkey’s lira sent ripples through global stock markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826830/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1308-Dollar-pressure-mounts-against-LME-base-metals-zinc-down-on-15kt-delivery.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:06:00 GMTCHINA ALI SUMMIT: Domestic electrolytic ali price supported by China’s increased alumina costThe Chinese electrolytic aluminium price will edge up long-term due to the rising costs of raw materials, several contacts confirmed at the China Aluminium Industry Summit in Harbin on August 7-10.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826769/CHINA-ALI-SUMMIT-Domestic-electrolytic-ali-price-supported-by-Chinas-increased-alumina-cost.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 10:45:00 GMTChinese yuan-denominated copper cathode premiums hit 2018 high on restocking activityTop brands of electro-refined copper cathode in China traded at premiums of 80-100 yuan ($11.70-14.60) per tonne on top of the Shanghai Futures Exchange front month copper contract price on Monday August 6, marking a fresh 2018 high for such premiums, according to market participants.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826739/Chinese-yuan-denominated-copper-cathode-premiums-hit-2018-high-on-restocking-activity.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 09:05:00 GMTALUMINIUM FOUNDRY WRAP: European premiums stay at record highs; US premium dips amid quiet conditionsEuropean aluminium foundry alloy premiums remained at record highs and continued to be supported by tight supply, while the US premium weakened due to a quiet spot market.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826636/ALUMINIUM-FOUNDRY-WRAP-European-premiums-stay-at-record-highs-US-premium-dips-amid-quiet-conditions.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 09:00:00 GMTEUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 13/08: Strong dollar pressures SHFE base metals; Trump doubles 232 tariffs on Turkey; bauxite deficit could boost China alumina pricesGood morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Monday August 13.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826758/EUROPEAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1308-Strong-dollar-pressures-SHFE-base-metals-Trump-doubles-232-tariffs-on.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 07:35:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 13/08: SHFE base metals prices pressured by strong dollar; aluminium supported by workers strikeBase metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during morning trading on Monday August 13, with a firmer dollar and uncertainty surrounding escalating global trade tensions fueling a reduction in investors’ appetite for the base metals. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826755/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1308-SHFE-base-metals-prices-pressured-by-strong-dollar-aluminium-supported-by.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 07:30:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/08: LME base metals buffeted by soaring dollar; aluminium price resists The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower at the close of trading on Friday August 10, with most metals erasing their midweek surge after the dollar rocketed to its highest level in over a year. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826676/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1008-LME-base-metals-buffeted-by-soaring-dollar-aluminium-price-resists.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 17:55:00 GMTBATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 10/08: Chinese lithium hydroxide prices drop almost 6%; cobalt prices dipAn overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826679/BATTERY-RAW-MATERIALS-MARKET-REPORT-1008-Chinese-lithium-hydroxide-prices-drop-almost-6-cobalt-prices.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 17:46:00 GMTNON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF 10/08: China tariffs; LME warehousing update; antimony seized in crack-down; ferro-molybdenum prices fall 3%Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves across the global metal markets this week.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826600/NON-FERROUS-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-1008-China-tariffs-LME-warehousing-update-antimony-seized-in-crack-down.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 17:15:00 GMTCHINA ALI SUMMIT: Chinese bauxite deficit could lead to higher domestic alumina prices Chinese alumina prices could rise due to declining domestic bauxite quality, with refineries turning to seaborne markets to supplement raw material supply, delegates heard at the China Aluminium Industry Summit in Harbin on August 7-10. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826316/CHINA-ALI-SUMMIT-Chinese-bauxite-deficit-could-lead-to-higher-domestic-alumina-prices.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 17:04:00 GMTDonald Trump doubles Section 232 tariffs for Turkish steelUnited States president Donald Trump said on Friday August 10 that he has authorized higher tariffs on imports from Turkey, imposing a 20% duty on aluminum and 50% duty on steel. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826557/Donald-Trump-doubles-Section-232-tariffs-for-Turkish-steel.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 16:40:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/08: Comex copper price erases gains on dollar surge Comex copper prices staggered lower on Friday August 10, after hitting a one-week high yesterday, amid a surging dollar and continued worries over US trade policy. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826558/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-1008-Comex-copper-price-erases-gains-on-dollar-surge.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 15:39:00 GMT