October 2017

Glencore proposes Hong Kong delisting in Jan 2018

The board of Glencore has proposed to delist its shares from the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK), which is part of HKEX, from January 31, 2018.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 31/10: Base metals mixed as LME Week begins; manganese ore prices diverge; China Hongqiao resumes trading

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Tuesday, October 31.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Ore, alloy prices under pressure amid steel output cuts

Low grade manganese ore prices dropped on Friday October 27 as environmental controls on steel production knocked raw materials demand in China, souring sentiment.

Glencore's Jan-Sep manganese alloys output down 4% y-o-y after furnace replacement

Glencore’s ferro-manganese and silico-manganese production was 163,000 tonnes from January to September according to the company’s quarterly report, 7,000 tonnes (4%) lower than the corresponding period of 2016, due to a furnace lining replacement earlier in the year.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 27/10: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday October 27:

Eramet reports $578m in manganese sales, record Q3 Gabon ore production

Eramet has reported €492 million ($578 million) in sales at its manganese business for the third quarter of 2017, up 39% year on year.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 24/10: LME base metals gain; NFEx interview; Glencore zinc restart questions; Lennart Evrell steps down

Key news and price updates to get you off to a good start during the North American morning on Tuesday October 24.

IN FIGURES: China’s ferro-alloys imports in September

Summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports in September 2017.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Chinese alloy, ore prices slide while remaining markets hold course

Reports of logistical disruptions in South Africa failed to support manganese ore prices last week with lacklustre demand weighing on Chinese manganese alloys and ore prices, while alloys around the globe stayed flat.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 20/10: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday October 20: