Base metalshttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1834©2017 MB60Base metalsEUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 27/06: Hong Kong fines scrap importers; Rio Tinto shareholders to vote on Yancoal bid; zinc forecastGood morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Shanghai, bringing the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday June 27.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3728143/EUROPEAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2706-Hong-Kong-fines-scrap-importers-Rio-Tinto-shareholders-to-vote-on-Yancoal.htmlTue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/06: Copper prices under pressure as continuing supply issues prevent major sell-offCopper prices on both the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) and London Metal Exchange were weaker during Asian morning trading on Tuesday June 27, as prices were pressured lower amid continuing supply issues which are preventing a major sell-off.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3728142/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-2706-Copper-prices-under-pressure-as-continuing-supply-issues-prevent-major-sell.htmlTue, 27 Jun 2017 05:10:00 GMTBrazil's aluminium production inches higher in MayBrazil’s primary aluminium production grew 1.6% year-on-year in May, the country’s aluminium association, Abal, said. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3728104/Brazils-aluminium-production-inches-higher-in-May.htmlTue, 27 Jun 2017 03:15:00 GMTRio Tinto shareholders to vote this week on Yancoal bid for Coal & AlliedRio Tinto shareholders will vote later this week on an offer for the miner’s wholly-owned subsidiary Coal & Allied Industries Ltd by Yancoal Australia Ltd after an offer from Glencore was once again rejected. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3728099/Rio-Tinto-shareholders-to-vote-this-week-on-Yancoal-bid-for-Coal-and-Allied.htmlTue, 27 Jun 2017 02:30:00 GMTASIAN MORNING BRIEF 27/06: Antimony prices fall; Chinese silicon exports strong; Chrome prices jump; tin exports riseThe latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Tuesday June 27.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3728082/ASIAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2706-Antimony-prices-fall-Chinese-silicon-exports-strong-Chrome-prices-jump-tin.htmlTue, 27 Jun 2017 00:05:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/06: LME base metals prices close near previous levels Base metals ended trading on the London Metal Exchange on Monday June 26 near their previous closing prices, with an element of confidence creeping back into a fragile market. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3728087/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-2606-LME-base-metals-prices-close-near-previous-levels.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 17:41:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/06: Comex copper edges lower in opening sessionComex copper prices were pressured lower on Monday morning in the US, with a weaker dollar and continuing supply issues preventing a major sell-off.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3728018/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-2606-Comex-copper-edges-lower-in-opening-session.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 15:02:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 26/06: LME base metals up; Chinese tin exports; Chinese investment in IndiaGood morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in London, bringing you the latest news and pricing stories on Monday June 26. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727965/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2606-LME-base-metals-up-Chinese-tin-exports-Chinese-investment-in-India.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/06: Quiet morning for base metals; LME stock drawdowns supporting zinc Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were again all in positive territory as morning trading got under way in Europe on Monday June 26. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727939/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-2606-Quiet-morning-for-base-metals-LME-stock-drawdowns-supporting-zinc.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 11:17:00 GMTChina’s East Hope signs cooperation agreement with India's Adani GroupChina’s East Hope signed an investment framework agreement with India's Adani Group early last week that will mainly cover projects in the aluminium, coal and photovoltaic industries, an official at East Hope told Metal Bulletin. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727889/Chinas-East-Hope-signs-cooperation-agreement-with-Indias-Adani-Group.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 10:35:00 GMTMetro Mining receives final environmental approvals for bauxite mineMetro Mining has secured the final environment approval from the Australian Commonwealth Government for its Bauxite Hills Mine project, the company said on Monday June 26.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727923/Metro-Mining-receives-final-environmental-approvals-for-bauxite-mine.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 10:25:00 GMTSHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 26/06: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickelArbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Monday June 26*http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727901/SHFE-vs-LME-physical-arbitrage-2606-Copper-aluminium-zinc-nickel.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 09:27:00 GMTChina unwrought tin exports up 58%, imports dropChina unwrought tin exports rose by 58% year on year to 218 tonnes in May, according to Chinese customs data published on Friday June 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727883/China-unwrought-tin-exports-up-58-imports-drop.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 09:25:00 GMTMETALS MORNING VIEW 26/06: Metals prices start European trading on a back footA weaker start to the week on the London Metal Exchange this morning, Monday June 26, with base metals prices generally weaker. Prices were down an average of 0.3%, with zinc prices leading the decline with a 0.7% fall, while copper prices are off 0.2% at $5,790 per tonne. Volume has been light with 4,224 lots traded as of 07:00 BST.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727881/METALS-MORNING-VIEW-2606-Metals-prices-start-European-trading-on-a-back-foot.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 08:10:00 GMTChina’s refined lead exports fall 51% y-o-y in MayChinese exports of refined lead fell 51% year-on-year in May, according to Chinese customs data released on Friday June 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727874/Chinas-refined-lead-exports-fall-51-y-o-y-in-May.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 05:35:00 GMTEUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 26/06: US can producers protest; Sipi Metals plans to grow; Mooresboro zinc plant won't reopenGood morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia, bringing the latest news and pricing stories on Monday June 26.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727871/EUROPEAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2606-US-can-producers-protest-Sipi-Metals-plans-to-grow-Mooresboro-zinc-plant.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 05:10:00 GMTChina's refined zinc imports down 15% y-on-y in MayChina imported 33,264 tonnes of refined zinc in May, down 15% on a yearly basis and down 30% month-on-month, according to the latest Chinese customs data released on Friday June 23.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727865/Chinas-refined-zinc-imports-down-15-y-on-y-in-May.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 04:37:00 GMTLive Futures Report 26/06 – SHFE copper up amid supply concerns and inventory fallCopper prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) rose in the Asian morning trading session on Monday June 26 amid supply concerns and falling global inventories. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727867/Live-Futures-Report-2606SHFE-copper-up-amid-supply-concerns-and-inventory-fall.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 04:30:00 GMTWEEK IN REVIEW: Copper ends week on positive noteCorrespondent Dalton Barker reviews the week in the non-ferrous metals markets.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727802/WEEK-IN-REVIEW-Copper-ends-week-on-positive-note.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 20:39:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 23/06: LME base metals prices close mostly in positive territoryBase metal prices on the London Metal Exchange ended mostly in positive territory on Friday June 23, amid strong manufacturing data from Europe and rising Asian stock markets.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727795/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-2306-LME-base-metals-prices-close-mostly-in-positive-territory.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 20:17:00 GMTNON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF: Strikes could affect copper production; Noble Group secures deal with creditors; new MB vanadium assessmentsMetal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves from a busy week in the world’s metal markets.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727758/NON-FERROUS-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-Strikes-could-affect-copper-production-Noble-Group-secures-deal-with.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 18:15:00 GMTNew Paipote copper smelter to cost $760m, Enami says Chilean miner Enami estimates around $760 million is needed for the construction of a new copper smelter at its Paipote facility in Chile’s Atacama region, a project which will double the miner’s current processing capacity. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727344/New-Paipote-copper-smelter-to-cost-760m-Enami-says.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 17:46:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 23/06: Comex copper price surges in final session of week; supply worries mountComex copper prices jumped to a two-week in Friday morning trading due to a combination of a weaker dollar and concerns about supply outages.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727765/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-2306-Comex-copper-price-surges-in-final-session-of-week-supply-worries-mount.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 17:43:00 GMTHOTTER ON METALS: Glencore turns up heat in gamble for Coal & Allied Glencore isn’t giving up on Coal & Allied Industries. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727755/HOTTER-ON-METALS-Glencore-turns-up-heat-in-gamble-for-Coal-and-Allied.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 17:20:00 GMTFORECAST: Upcoming labour talks could affect 1m tonnes of copper, says INTL FCStoneUpcoming labour contract talks could affect up to roughly 1.1 million tonnes of copper production if strikes go ahead at all operations, according to analyst Edward Meir of INTL FCStone. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727539/FORECAST-Upcoming-labour-talks-could-affect-1m-tonnes-of-copper-says-INTL-FCStone.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 14:56:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 23/06: LME base metals all up; zinc inventories continue to decline London Metal Exchange base metals began Friday June 23 in positive territory once again, with rising Asian stock markets and strong manufacturing data out of Europe this morning bolstering the complex. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727532/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-2306-LME-base-metals-all-up-zinc-inventories-continue-to-decline.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 13:19:00 GMTFOCUS: Aluminium market watchers call for action as confidence in Chinese supply reform wanes Strong evidence of supply cuts in the Chinese aluminium industry – not just expectations of it happening – is needed to keep aluminium prices supported, market participants told Metal Bulletin. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727439/FOCUS-Aluminium-market-watchers-call-for-action-as-confidence-in-Chinese-supply-reform-wanes.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 12:42:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 23/06: HKEX dual-currency gold futures; Century Aluminum shutdown fears; Andy Gooch leaves GF FinancialThe latest metal markets news and price moves for the start of the North American day on Friday June 23.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727494/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2306-HKEX-dual-currency-gold-futures-Century-Aluminum-shutdown-fears.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMTIN FIGURES: China's base metal imports in MayA summary of China’s base metal imports figures for May 2017.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727445/IN-FIGURES-Chinas-base-metal-imports-in-May.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:57:00 GMTPEOPLE MOVES: GF Financial Markets ceo Andy Gooch resigns Andy Gooch, the ceo of GF Financial Markets, has resigned for personal reasons, the company said in a statement on Wednesday June 21. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727442/PEOPLE-MOVES-GF-Financial-Markets-ceo-Andy-Gooch-resigns.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:55:00 GMT