August 2017

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 31/08: LME base metals close August on a high; Al, zinc continue to rally

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange traded higher across the board on Thursday August 31, led by a 1.4% increase in aluminium prices.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 31/08: LME base metals climb higher; Wolf Minerals extra funding; Yunnan Tin revenue jumps

Key news and price moves to get you off to a good start during the North American morning on Thursday August 31.

Glencore wins South Korea’s PPS aluminium tender at lower premium

South Korea’s Public Procurement Service (PPS) has awarded a 1,000-tonne aluminium tender to Glencore International at a premium of $96.48 per tonne, lower than what was awarded in June.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 31/08: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Thursday August 31*

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 31/08: LME copper, Al rally higher again; metals recover from dip

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were up across the board in morning trading on Thursday August 31, recovering from yesterday’s dip and continuing the month’s upward trend.

CHINA ALUMINIUM INGOT ADC 12 SNAPSHOT: Price moves up while buyers return from summer break

Key data from the Wednesday August 30 pricing session in Shanghai.

METALS MORNING VIEW 31/08: Stronger Chinese PMI provides support

Stronger than expected Chinese official PMI manufacturing data at 51.7, compared with 51.4 previous and 51.3 expected, has given most of the base metals a boost this morning, Thursday August 31.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 31/08: Finnfjord to lose ferro-silicon production; US lead premium; Alcoa lawsuit

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Shanghai, bringing the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday August 31.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 31/08: Stronger dollar subdues SHFE base metals; falling stocks support copper

A stronger dollar has subdued the base metals traded on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) this morning, Thursday August 31, with nickel, zinc and lead in negative territory, while copper, aluminium and tin managed to log marginal gains.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 30/08: LME copper price dips; tin only metal to continue gains

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange retreated in afternoon trading on Wednesday August 30, with tin the only metal to close higher.