October 2017

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 31/10: Base metals drift while dollar strength remains

Base metals drifted Tuesday on the London Metal Exchange with disappointing Chinese data and a stronger dollar preventing a sustained recovery.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 31/10: Comex copper prices drifts further while dollar keeps rising

Comex copper prices softened further in Tuesday morning trading in the US, pressured lower by a combination of a stronger dollar, reduced liquidity and weak Chinese economic data.

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.

LME WEEK 2017: Codelco achieves strategic triangle – Landerretche

Codelco has circled what its chairman describes as a “strategic triangle” to emerge from the global economic downturn a much stronger, leaner firm.

LME WEEK 2017 – INTERVIEW: Codelco on road to internationalizing – chairman

Codelco is finally embarking on its long-held desire to internationalize, with its test case in Ecuador, the chairman of the state-owned miner told Metal Bulletin.

LME WEEK 2017: Codelco chairman converts from cautious to positive copper outlook

Traditionally more likely to err on the side of caution to bearish about the fundamentals of copper, the chairman of Chilean state-owned miner Codelco has converted to a more positive view of the market.

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%.