March 2018

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/03: LME base metals prices continue strong performance; Ali drops

Base metal prices on the London Metal Exchange remained high at the close of trading on Tuesday March 27, with only aluminium moving down.

Copper mining restarts at Newcrest's Cadia after tailings spill

Copper-gold miner Newcrest has restarted mining operations at its Cadia project in Australia, two weeks after a tailings spill caused a shutdown.

PRICING NOTICE: Confirmation of pricing calendar for non-ferrous prices over Easter break

Metal Bulletin and sister publication American Metal Market will follow its published pricing calendar for its base metals and minors, ores and alloys prices over the coming Easter Break.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/03: Comex copper rebounds from Sep-2017 low

Comex copper prices recovered Tuesday March 27 morning in the US amid easing tensions between the US and China.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 27/03: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel [UPDATED]

The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Tuesday March 27*.

Philippines ore export ban proposal ‘not catching fire’

The proposal by Philippine politicians to ban the export of unprocessed mineral ores to boost domestic processing has yet to make further progress, Patricia Bunye, senior partner at law firm Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia in the Philippines, said.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 27/03: LME base metals recover; FMG revises iron ore guidance; Largo Resources’ revenue doubles in 2017

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Tuesday March 27.

FORECAST: Copper, nickel to outperform; zinc prices likely to peak in mid-2018 – Victorem

Copper, nickel and other energy metals will outperform in the next commodity up-cycle driven by electrical vehicles and renewable energy, and while zinc may underperform in comparison, prices could peak around middle of this year amid tight supply, Erik Sardain, managing partner and global strategist at consultancy Victorem Capital, said.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/03: LME base metals prices recover on improving sentiment; copper ignores more deliveries

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were higher across the board during morning trading on Tuesday March 27.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 27/03: SHFE base metals prices rebound; FMG revises iron ore price guidance; US aluminium extrusion shipments up

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s office in Shanghai as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday March 27.