September 2018

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 26/09: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Wednesday September 26*

CHINA REBAR: Domestic prices flat despite billet losses

China’s domestic rebar prices remained largely stable on Wednesday September 26, even as billet prices dropped sharply.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 26/09: SHFE base metals consolidate ahead of FOMC meeting

Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were mixed during Asian morning trading on Wednesday September 26, with many investors taking to the sidelines ahead of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting later.

China AM: Futures mixed in first hours of trade

China’s ferrous futures were mixed in the morning trading session on Wednesday September 26, with steel and coke contracts down, but iron ore and coking coal contracts up slightly.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 26/09: Base metals prices mostly lower; Codelco offers $98-per-tonne premium to European customers; Physical aluminium prices pressured

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Wednesday September 26.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/09: Dollar weakness fails to prompt LME base metals price gains; Ali firm

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower at the close of trading on Tuesday September 25, with dollar weakness having little effect against the market impact of further tariffs between the US and China.

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 25/09: Comex copper flat, dollar weakness persists

Comex copper prices were little changed Tuesday September 25 morning in the US, with market participants awaiting further clarity on the ongoing trade war.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne market sees limited activity ahead of Chinese holiday

Seaborne iron ore prices saw little trading activity on Tuesday September 25, despite Chinese participants returning from the Mid-Autumn Festival break.

COKING COAL DAILY: Seaborne prices slide

Seaborne coking coal prices dropped on Tuesday September 25, with Chinese end users saying that there was no reason to lend support to prices after the increases earlier this month.

SHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 25/09: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel

The arbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Tuesday September 25*