July 2018

PRICING NOTICE: Correction to SHFE vs LME physical nickel arbitrage 20/07, 23/07

On Friday July 20 and Monday July 23, Metal Bulletin published an incorrect figure for the Shanghai-London physical arbitrage calculation for nickel.

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.

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.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 20/07: Lithium falls sharply on price war; manganese ore down

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

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.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 20/07: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel [CORRECTED]

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday July 20*

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 20/07: LME base metals tick higher; zinc up 2%

Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were higher across the board during morning trading on Friday July 20, supported by a marginal retreat in the dollar and a strong bounce in the Chinese yuan while US-Sino trade tensions linger.