September 2018

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/09: Stronger dollar pressures LME base metals; lead price up 1.2%

The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower at the close of trading on Thursday September 27, with prices under pressure from a stronger dollar.

PRICING NOTICE: Metal Bulletin keeps Shanghai-bonded copper stocks assessments fortnightly

Metal Bulletin has kept the frequency of its Shanghai-bonded copper stocks assessment unchanged on a bi-weekly basis.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/09: Comex copper weakness persists amid dollar revival

Comex copper prices sank for the fourth consecutive session on Thursday September 27 morning in the US, with the Federal Reserve's latest rate hike lifting the dollar and sinking base metals.

ALUMINIUM SNAPSHOT: Rotterdam duty-unpaid premium falls for third day in a row

Key data from the Thursday September 27 pricing session in Europe.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/09: Fresh cancelations strengthen LME zinc; copper, ali dip despite low stocks

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mixed during morning trading on Thursday September 27, with continued stock outflows having little effect on the copper and aluminium markets, while a fresh cancellation of 20,000 tonnes of zinc has kept prices firm.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 27/09: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Thursday September 27*

METALS MORNING VIEW 27/09: Metals prices mixed after initial weakness

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were for the most part weaker during early trading on Thursday September 28, but some strength emerged after trading got underway in Europe.

NFEx set to be liquidated following failed launch

Non-Ferrous Exchange Markets (NFEx Markets) will be liquidated following a petition to wind up the company, according to official public records.

UPDATE 2: Kyen Resources CEO Victor Kuo splits, with parent Feima in ‘difficulties’

[Updated with additional information on Kyen Resources’ international offices and to clarify that Kuo was the company’s chief executive officer, rather than the firm’s founder.]

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 27/09: SHFE base metals prices broadly down; Santander zinc mine disrupted by protests; Codelco planning to ship more copper to US

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday September 27.