October 2019

PRICING NOTICE: Fastmarkets opens consultation on daily cobalt pricing

Fastmarkets is initiating a consultation on a proposed increase in the frequency of its benchmark prices for cobalt standard grade and cobalt alloy grade, in whs Rotterdam, to daily.

TITANIUM SNAPSHOT: Alloy market drops further with demand still quiet

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing session in Europe on Wednesday October 9.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 09/10: Minor metals

The following Fastmarkets minor metals prices changed on Wednesday October 9:

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from October 8

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday October 8 that are worth another look.

PRICING NOTICE: Amendment of cobalt hydroxide assessment specifications

Fastmarkets has amended the specifications of its two cobalt hydroxide price assessments to take account of chemical components, mine origin of material eligible for consideration, and publication frequency.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from October 7

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday October 7 that are worth another look.

Silicon price slump drives Ferroglobe to extend outages

Ferroglobe Plc plans to reduce silicon metal and alloy production by extending or bringing forward several planned outages during the fourth quarter, the company announced on Friday October 4.

SILICON SNAPSHOT: European prices weaken but market close to bottom, producers say

Key data from the pricing session in London on Friday October 4.

Antimony continues upward momentum in Europe but higher offers still see resistance

Antimony found support again in Europe over the week ended Friday October 4, with some traders reportedly achieving higher prices in Rotterdam.

COBALT SNAPSHOT: Metal prices stabilize either side of $18/lb

Key data from the October 4 pricing session in London.