December 2015

ALUMINA INDEX: Prices fall as consumers, traders liquidate stocks

Alumina prices continued to slide last week on consumer and trader selling, as market participants seek to reduce their stock levels.

European secondary Al stabilises on strong Q1 volumes

European secondary aluminium prices have stabilised over the past few weeks following months of falls, as producers look forward to strong volumes next year.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday December 4:

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Latest metal markets news on December 4

A round-up of the latest news from the metal markets to start the Asian morning on Friday December 4.

UK secondary Al producers face big 2016 decision

Secondary aluminium ingot producers in the UK will have to decide whether to cut output or sell some material at a loss in 2016, as prices in euro and dollar markets are too low to offer a margin.

MONDAY BRIEF: Infographic for November 30

The infographic for Monday November 30.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday December 2:

HOTTER ON METALS: BTG Pactual and the race against rumours

It’s been a tumultuous few days for BTG Pactual, the Brazilian investment bank.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Latest metal markets news on December 1

A round-up of the latest metal markets news and price moves to start the Asian morning on Tuesday December 1.