August 2021

MORNING VIEW: Base metals prices mixed, but overhead resistance dominates

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mixed this morning, Wednesday August 4, and those on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were all weaker.

MORNING VIEW: Base metals prices mainly lower on Tuesday as risk-off picks up

Base metals prices on both the London Metal Exchange and Shanghai Futures Exchange were generally weaker this morning, Tuesday August 3, with LME copper and SHFE aluminium bucking the trend, but the drop in US ten-year treasury yield hints of a pick-up in haven buying.

MORNING VIEW: Base metals prices firm on LME but mixed on SHFE; outlook brighter

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were generally trending higher this morning, Monday August 2, with copper the metal that seems to be struggling the most. Base metals trading on the Shanghai Futures Exchange gave a mixed performance, however.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from July 30

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Friday July 30 that are worth another look.