December 2017

Former Anglo execs launch digital metals marketplace Metalshub

Two former executives at Anglo American have launched commodity technology firm Metalshub, a digital marketplace for the platform-based trading of metals and ferro-alloys.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 13/12: Hindustan Copper brings old mine back; Quebrada Blanca mine’s strike; European tin premium at multi-month low

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Wednesday December 13.

Low-grade manganese ore prices soar by 9% in five days

Low-grade manganese ore sales prices have gained as much as 9% since December 8 as the market continues to rally in response to rising silico-manganese futures prices in China.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 12/12: Glencore restarts zinc, lead mine; manganese ore prices rally; Pilbara blend fines premium boosts iron ore market

Key news and price moves to get you off to a good start during the North American morning on Tuesday December 12.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Low-grade ore prices rally on soaring Chinese SiMn futures, spot prices

Low-grade manganese ore prices rallied last week, tracking rapid rises in Chinese futures and spot silico-manganese prices amid production cuts in the country, while high-grade ore prices were relatively stable.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 08/12: Noble alloys, bulk alloys, ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday December 8:

DAVIES ON ORES: Fresh manganese rallies stoke price risk fears

The manganese market has been taken by surprise in the past 10 days by an unexpected rebound in low-grade ore prices, largely driven by rising silico-manganese futures prices in China.

Silico-manganese contract price rally on ZCE not driven by fundamentals - sources

The most-traded silico-manganese (SiMn) January contract on the Zhengzhou Commodities Exchange (ZCE) has undergone a recent big rally but participants say it lacks fundamental support, Metal Bulletin has learned.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 05/12: Base metals prices mostly lose ground; European antimony prices rise; LME-listed warehouse companies diversifying

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Tuesday December 5.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Low-grade ore keeps sliding on rising port stocks

Low-grade manganese ore prices continued to fall last week while imports to China offset the effect of rising silico-manganese futures prices.