September 2018

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/09: SHFE base metals consolidate ahead of FOMC meeting

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during Asian morning trading on Wednesday September 26, with many investors taking to the sidelines ahead of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting later.

WEEKLY BASE METAL PREMIUMS REPORT: 25/09

A summary of base metals premiums from across the globe for the week to Tuesday September 25.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/09: Dollar weakness fails to prompt LME base metals price gains; Ali firm

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower at the close of trading on Tuesday September 25, with dollar weakness having little effect against the market impact of further tariffs between the US and China.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/09: Comex copper flat, dollar weakness persists

Comex copper prices were little changed Tuesday September 25 morning in the US, with market participants awaiting further clarity on the ongoing trade war.

PEOPLE MOVES: Nizi recruits Luis Dedios from Cliveden to concentrates team

Luxembourg trader Nizi International has recruited Luis Dedios, formerly of Cliveden, to help diversify the company’s refined-product focused portfolio into a raw materials business.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/09: LME base metals dip on US-China trade rift; zinc supported despite 2% drop

The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were lower across the board during morning trading on Tuesday September 25, with the recent exchange of trade tariffs between the United States and China continuing to stagger market activity.

METALS MORNING VIEW 25/09: Metals dip while China takes advantage of higher prices

With Chinese participants returning from holiday, they have taken to selling into the recent metal price gains, with the three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange for the most part weaker during morning trading on Tuesday September 25.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/09: Most SHFE base metals prices weaken on trade tensions; Cu, Ni buck trend

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were broadly weaker during Asian morning trading on Tuesday September 25, with participants taking a cautious approach to trading following the recent escalation in trade tensions between China and the United States.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 24/09: LME zinc price firm, nickel prices suffer; new US-Sino tariffs dent sentiment

The prices of base metals on the London Metal Exchange were predominantly lower at the close of trading on Monday September 24, broadly capped by weakening investor sentiment amid another round of US-imposed tariffs on approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/09: Comex copper hits 3-day rally to open week

Comex copper prices maintained Friday's surge during morning trading on September 24 in the US, with a softer dollar supporting the red metal amid ongoing concerns of a long-term trade war between the US and China.