November 2018

Nespresso to use responsibly-sourced aluminium from Rio Tinto in coffee capsules

Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium, provided by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules, marking yet another signal of customer-driven demand for sustainable products.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 16/11: LME lead price up 3% in dollar downturn; zinc stabilizes

Base metals futures on the London Metal Exchange rebounded at the close of trading on Friday November 16, led by a strong performance in the three-month lead price while a marked downturn in the US dollar index prompted follow-up buying.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 16/11: Comex copper rally reaches fourth day

Comex copper prices hit a multi-week high in morning tradingin the United States on Friday November 16, amid improving macroeconomic fundamentals and with trade talks to be held between the US and China.

US government asked to investigate aluminium market irregularities, including warehousing

The US Beer Institute has called on the United States government to scrutinize aluminium price irregularities and distortions, referring to speculative activity to warehouse and withhold metal as being among the reasons for high premiums.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 16/11: Southeast Asian steel billet import prices fall; SGX to launch high-grade iron ore derivatives; China rebar price lowers

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Friday November 16.

SHFE STOCKS REPORT 16/11: SHFE nickel stocks up 10.5%

Base metal stocks on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) showed divergent trends during the week ending Friday November 16, with nickel stocks surging 10.5% on a weekly basis.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 16/11: Positive opening for LME base metals boosted by dollar dip; lead, nickel prices climb 1%

Base metals on the London Metal Exchange had a mixed start in morning trading on Friday November 16, with investor sentiment improving amid easing US-China trade tensions and a slight downturn in the US dollar index.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 16/11: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday November 16 *

METALS MORNING VIEW 16/11: Metals prices mixed while trade uncertainty dominates

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were either little changed or stronger on the morning of Friday November 16.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 16/11: SHFE zinc prices continue to move up on tight supply; nickel weakens

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during Asian morning trading on Friday November 16, with zinc, copper and tin registering gains while the rest of the complex weakened.