November 2015

ALUMINA INDEX: Price slides to new low as buyers hold out for floor

Alumina prices continued to tumble last week, falling 5.7% as producers cut their offers in the hope of finding a home for cargo before the year-end.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday November 27:

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF: Key metal markets news so far on November 27

The latest news from the metal markets to start the day in North America on Friday November 27.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday November 25:

OBITUARY: John 'Jack' Mello, Fortune Metal, dies

John Francis ‘Jack’ Mello, vp of sales at Fortune Metal and long-time member of the American Copper Council, has died age 77.

S&P puts Noble on CreditWatch negative, says capital raising should help

Standard & Poors has put Noble Group on CreditWatch negative, but said the company’s commitment to raising new capital could support its credit profile.

Buyers’ market keeps alumina prices flat; further declines expected

Alumina prices were flat last week on slow trading, though market participants remained bearish in their outlook, expecting further declines in coming weeks.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF: Key metal markets news so far on November 23

A round-up of the latest news from the metal markets for the start of the day in North America on Monday November 23.

MONDAY BRIEF: Infographic for November 23

The infographic for Monday November 23.

China's alumina import volumes more than double year-on-year in October

China’s alumina imports surged by 113.8% year-on-year in October, thanks to a hike in shipments from India.