November 2021

LME base metals prices mixed at week's end; aluminium, nickel, copper all up

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mixed, but largely up at the 5pm close on Friday November 19, after a week of choppy trading.

SHFE base metals inventories mostly lower; copper down by 8.2%

Deliverable stocks of most base metals in Shanghai Futures Exchange-registered warehouses fell in the week to Friday November 19.

Blast suspends ops at Chinese aluminium smelter - sources

Yunnan Aluminium Co has suspended operations at its aluminium smelter in Wenshan city, Yunnan province, following an explosion late on Thursday November 18, sources told Fastmarkets.

LME base metals futures broadly higher; copper, aluminium up 2%

Most base metals futures prices continued to rise in early trading on the London Metal Exchange on Friday November 19, following a strong performance at the close on Thursday.

LME base metal futures largely up, tin posts new record price

Base metal futures prices on the London Metal Exchange were largely up at the 5pm close on Thursday November 18, with tin reaching a new all-time high.

Aluminium industry needs CBAM to help finance decarbonization, Century CEO says

The aluminium industry needs to support the introduction of a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) to help finance the sector’s push to decarbonization, the chief executive officer of United States-based Century Aluminum said.

LME base metals all down, on-warrant aluminium at lowest level since 2005

Base metals prices on the London metal Exchange were down across the board during morning trading on Thursday November 18.

Base metal warrants report November 17

A summary of London Metal Exchange warrant premiums for the week to Wednesday November 17.

LME base metals futures mixed, aluminium ends above $2,600/t again but copper falls to lowest since Oct 8

Base metals futures on the London Metal Exchange were largely lower at the 5pm close on Wednesday November 17, succumbing to a strong US dollar index and other headwinds.

Rio Tinto to increase low-carbon AP60 aluminium output in Quebec

Rio Tinto is to add capacity at its AP60 aluminium smelter in Quebec, increasing output by 45% in the first major investment in Canada’s smelting production hub in a decade, the company said.