March 2019

METALS MORNING VIEW 22/03: Dollar rebound pressures metals prices

With three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange having come off their weekly highs, most metals remained under selling pressure and have continued to consolidate this morning, Friday March 22.

METALS MORNING VIEW 21/03: Metals prices mixed while market absorbs latest FOMC stance

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mixed this morning, Thursday March 21, while the market digested the messages from last night’s US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting.

METALS MORNING VIEW 20/03: Aluminium prices edge up, others tread water anticipating direction

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were for the most part firmer this morning, Wednesday March 20.

METALS MORNING VIEW 19/03: Metals prices unchanged to slightly higher; awaiting fresh direction from US/China trade talks

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were for the most part firmer this morning, Tuesday March 19.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 18/03: Comex copper price inches higher to open week

The Comex copper price ticked higher in morning trading on Monday March 18 with markets awaiting a resolution to the US-China trade negotiations that have dictated investor sentiment for months.

METALS MORNING VIEW 18/03: Metals prices consolidate, waiting for fresh direction

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were for the most part little changed this morning, Monday March 18, the exception being copper, whose price was up by 0.7% at $6,474 per tonne, compared with $6,431.50 per tonne at Friday’s close.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 15/03: Comex copper price recovers in final session

The copper market in the United States bounced back in trading on the morning of Friday March 15, with a softer dollar and positive data boosting the marketplace.

METALS MORNING VIEW 15/03: Metals prices mixed; focus on copper stocks

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mixed this morning, Friday March 15, with copper, aluminium and nickel up by an average of 0.6%, while zinc, lead and tin were down by an average of 0.6%.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 14/03: Chinese data weighs on copper

The United States copper market failed to hold onto previous gains during morning trading on Thursday March 14, with weaker-than-expected Chinese data capping the base metals space.

METALS MORNING VIEW 14/03: Metals prices mainly weaker after Chinese industrial production slows, but other data looks brighter

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mixed this morning, Thursday March 14, with copper, nickel, lead and zinc down by an average of 0.4%, while lead and tin were up by 0.1% 0.4% respectively.