October 2017

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 31/10: LME base metals prices higher; CME copper premium futures contract; Codelco, Alcoa interviews

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Tuesday October 31.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 31/10: LME zinc, nickel prices lead upward charge

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were broadly higher this morning, Tuesday October 31, despite weak Chinese data.

LME WEEK 2017 – INTERVIEW: China aluminium smelter cut schemes different this year, Alcoa CEO says

There’s a marked difference in how China is approaching its program of planned aluminium production cuts this year, and that is enforcement, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Alcoa Corp said.

Glencore proposes Hong Kong delisting in Jan 2018

The board of Glencore has proposed to delist its shares from the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK), which is part of HKEX, from January 31, 2018.

METALS MORNING VIEW 31/10: Nickel, zinc prices rebound; others consolidate

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange are up across the board in the morning on Tuesday October 31, with the complex up by an average of 0.9%.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 31/10: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Tuesday October 31*

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 31/10: SHFE copper, aluminium trade sideways as weak China data weighs

Copper and aluminium prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange traded sideways during Asian morning trading on Tuesday October 31, as data released overnight showed growth in China’s manufacturing sector had slowed more than expected in October.

Hongqiao resumes trading on HKEX; aluminium market little changed

China Hongqiao, the world’s largest aluminium producer, resumed trading on Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEX) on Monday October 30, over seven months after trading was last halted on March 22.

LME WEEK 2017: ‘We have a CEO we can trust, it’s a new era’ – HKEX Li

There is a positive air about this year’s LME Week, as HKEX’s ceo Charles Li says the LME has turned a corner.

Australian alumina prices consolidate; Brazilian differential flips to premium

Australian alumina prices consolidated over the past week after hitting fresh multi-year highs, reflecting a waning of buying interest.