July 2018

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 23/07: Comex copper prices soften to open week

Comex copper prices returned to negative territory on Monday July 23 with the market attempting to set a new trend despite a stronger dollar and continued uncertainty regarding the ongoing trade war.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 23/07: LME base metals prices edge higher on weaker dollar; ali price up on 32kt freshly canceled

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange consolidated higher during morning trading on Monday July 23, supported by a slight retreat in the dollar index although ongoing global trade tensions continue to cloud investor sentiment.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 23/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel [CORRECTED]

The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Monday July 23*

METALS MORNING VIEW 23/07: Metals prices consolidate after Friday's rebounds

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were up across the board by an average of 0.5% on the morning of Monday July 23. Gains were ranged between 0.1% for aluminium and 1.2% for zinc, with copper up by 0.3% at $6,172 per tonne.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 23/07: Softer dollar boosts SHFE base metals; Ali billet wrap; US secondary Ali alloy prices fall

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Monday July 23.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 23/07: SHFE base metals prices edge up on softer dollar; nickel dips

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were broadly up during morning trading on Monday July 23, with the complex drawing support from a weaker dollar following US President Donald Trump’s criticism of global monetary policy and the Federal Reserve at the end of last week.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 20/07: LME base metals recover from mid-week dip; nickel climbs 1.7%

Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were predominantly higher at the close of trading on Friday July 20, closing the week out in positive territory after escalating trade tensions continue to weigh on prices.

Jiangxi Copper reshuffles top managers

Three senior executives of Jiangxi Copper, China’s largest copper producer, have left their roles due to “work adjustments”, according to an exchange filing on Wednesday July 18.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 20/07: Most LME base metals rebound; coke futures buck downward trend in China

The latest metals news and prices to start the North American day on Friday July 20.

SHFE STOCKS REPORT 20/07: Nickel stocks plummet 10%; base metals inventory broadly lower

Base metal stocks at Shanghai Futures Exchange-approved warehouses were broadly lower week on week on Friday July 20, with nickel stocks falling for the 26th consecutive week.