December 2019

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from December 18

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday December 18 that are worth another look.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 18/12: LME base metals prove directionless in lackluster day’s trading

The three-month prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange traded in slim ranges to consolidate mixed at the afternoon kerb on Wednesday December 18.

BASE METALS WARRANT REPORT 18/12

A summary of London Metal Exchange warrant premiums from across the globe for the week to Wednesday December 18.

GLOBAL ZINC & LEAD WRAP: Zinc spot premiums flat across markets with focus on annual supply talks

Spot activity was low across zinc markets in Asia, Europe and the United States in the week ended Tuesday December 17 with much of the focus on next year's contractual supply premium discussion.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 18/12: LME aluminium spread widens on 43,000 tonne fresh inflow

The contango in the London Metal Exchange cash/three-month aluminium spread widened in morning trading on Wednesday December 18 after a further 43,725 tonnes flowed into LME-approved global sheds.

MORNING VIEW: Markets mixed as consolidation sets in following recent gains, participants prepare for year-end

Broader markets are generally weaker this morning, Wednesday December 18, with equities in Asia mainly lower, metals mixed and havens little changed.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 18/12: SHFE base metals prices mixed as Brexit risk returns

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during the morning trading session on Wednesday December 18 after optimism surrounding the interim United States-China trade deal and strong US economic data was dampened by fresh concerns of a hard Brexit.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from December 17

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday December 17 that are worth another look.

WEEKLY BASE METAL PREMIUMS REPORT: 17/12

A summary of base metals premiums from across the globe for the week to Tuesday December 17.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 17/12: LME nickel price closes below $14,000/t after more stock inflows

The nickel price closed down more than 1.6% on the London Metal Exchange on Tuesday December 17, seemingly succumbing to inventory pressure.