December 2017

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 21/12: SHFE copper extends gains; Tin premiums unchanged; Global crude steel output falls in November

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia, bringing the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday December 21.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 20/12: LME copper prices close above $7,000/t; base metals firmer

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly higher at the close on Wednesday December 20, while prices continued an end-of-year rally.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 20/12: Shanghai copper premiums down; PPS awards tenders; Ex-CME director joins Triland

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Wednesday December 20.

PEOPLE MOVES: Ex-CME director Fred Penha joins Triland

Frederick Penha has joined Triland Metals as the new business development executive, following his exit from CME Group earlier this year.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 20/12: LME base metals continue rally; positive end-of-year sentiment

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were higher across the board during morning trading on Wednesday November 20, with bullish end-of-year sentiment setting in.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 20/12: Copper, aluminum, zinc, nickel

Arbitrage for copper, aluminum, zinc and nickel imported into China on Wednesday December 20*

South Korea’s PPS awards good western aluminium at lower premiums

South Korea’s Public Procurement Service (PPS) has awarded tenders for good western primary aluminium ingots at premiums lower than what it paid a month ago, according to notices from the state agency on December 19.

METAL MORNING VIEW 20/12: Metals prices buoyant as bullish sentiment recovers

Base metals traded on the London Metal Exchange are for the most part firmer early on the morning of Wednesday December 20.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 20/12: SHFE base metals complex higher; GLOBAL ALUMINIUM WRAP; WEEKLY BASE METAL PREMIUMS REPORT

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia, bringing the latest news and pricing stories on Wednesday December 20.

Chinese scrap traders no longer permitted to import restricted solid wastes

Scrap traders will no longer able to import into China solid wastes deemed as 'restricted' for use as raw materials, according to the latest ordinance issued by the country's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP).