September 2018

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 28/09: Asia lithium prices drop on weak domestic Chinese market

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 28/09: LME base metals prices defy dollar strength to end week higher

The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were broadly higher at the close of trading on Friday September 28, with a largely technical rally in effect against a backdrop of intensifying trade tensions between China and the United States.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 28/09: Comex copper recovers in Friday session

Comex copper prices rebounded on Friday morning in the US, after a four-day slide, with the market countered by technical buying and short-sellers exiting the marketplace.

SHFE STOCKS REPORT 28/09: Lead stocks drop 20%; other base metals little changed

Base metal stocks at Shanghai Futures Exchange-approved warehouses showed minimal changes on Friday September 28, bar lead which slumped by 20% week on week.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 28/09: Alcoa workers end strike; Tshipi Borwa manganese ore output drops; China HRC prices fall

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Friday September 28.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 28/09: LME base metals prices consolidate higher despite dollar strength; ali at 6-mth low on Alcoa strike end

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly higher during morning trading on Friday September 28, with prices increasing despite broad strength in the US dollar index and intensifying US-Sino trade relations.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 28/09: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday September 28*

METALS MORNING VIEW 28/09: Some strength emerges in the metals after Thursday's weakness

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were up across the board with gains averaging 0.4% on the morning of Friday September 28. But this follows a general down day on Thursday, when the complex closed down by an average of 1%.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 28/09: SHFE base metals mixed; US brass, copper scrap prices up on rising foreign demand; NFEx to be liquidated

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Friday September 28.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 28/09: SHFE base metals prices mixed on dollar strength, book squaring

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during Asian morning trading on Friday September 28, with the complex coming under pressure from a combination of a firmer dollar and traders winding down their positions ahead of the start of the fourth quarter.