October 2019

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 10/10: SHFE base metals prices drift ahead of US-China trade talks; Zn rises 0.8%

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange exhibited mixed moves but were largely little changed during the morning trading session on Thursday October 10, with market participants digesting conflicting trade headlines.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from October 9

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday October 9 that are worth another look.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/10: LME copper price subdued amid thin volumes; nickel spread widens

The three-month copper price on the London Metal Exchange was lower at the close of trading on Wednesday October 9, remaining below the $5,700 per tonne resistance level amid thin volumes, while forward spreads in nickel tightened over the afternoon.


A summary of London Metal Exchange warrant premiums from across the globe for the week to Wednesday October 9.

Blockade ends at Newmont Goldcorp’s Peñasquito lead-zinc mine

A blockade that had restricted production and exports of lead and zinc concentrates from Newmont Goldcorp's Peñasquito mine in Mexico has been removed, the company said on Wednesday October 9.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/10: LME base metals price action capped by low volumes; Ni drawdowns continue

London Metal Exchange three-month base metals prices were little changed - with the exception of nickel - during morning trading on Wednesday September 9 amid lackluster turnover despite the dollar index trading down 0.11% at 98.98 at the same time.

MORNING VIEW: Base metals prices tread water ahead of US-China trade talks

Markets are treading water this morning, Wednesday October 9, ahead of the United States-China trade talks that are being held on Thursday and Friday.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/10: SHFE tin price outperforms with 1.4% gain, others little changed to down

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mostly down during the morning trading session on Wednesday October 9, with only tin showing a significant gain so far.


A summary of base metals premiums from across the globe for the week to Tuesday October 8.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 08/10: LME copper price capped despite high trading volumes; Ni down 0.8%

The London Metal Exchange three-month copper price fell by 0.6% at the close of trading on Tuesday October 8 to $5,682 per tonne compared with $5,722 per tonne the previous day despite a doubling of lots traded from this morning, with just shy of 16,500 lots having changed hands by the afternoon kerb.