August 2012

Shanghai copper price inches up again

Shanghai Futures Exchange copper prices climbed for a second day on Tuesday as sentiment was bouyed by a recovery in other Asian financial markets.

SHFE vs LME arbitrage: copper, aluminium, zinc

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium and zinc imported into China

IRON ORE DERIVATIVES WRAP: OTC iron ore values tumble in thin trade

Iron ore swaps values tumbled by $5-6 on Monday August 20 from levels seen on Friday, with prices dropping rapidly in thin trade, brokers told Metal Bulletin.

LME BILLET REPORT: Cash, 3-month official prices dip as stocks fall

The London Metal Exchange’s three-month steel billet contract price edged down on Monday August 20, to $365-375 per tonne from $370-380 per tonne seen on Friday.

MEIR ON METALS: Metals prices push lower as Europe continues to search for answers

Analyst Ed Meir looks at what is moving the metal markets on Monday August 20.

LME OFFICIALS: Base metals prices drift down on euro losses

Base metals prices drifted down in official trading on the London Metal Exchange on Monday August 20, following a weakening euro as the market remains relatively illiquid during slow August trading.

Shanghai copper price rises; traders 'cautious'

Shanghai Futures Exchange copper prices edged up on Monday, helped by speculation about monetary policy easing in China.

SHFE vs LME arbitrage: copper, aluminium, zinc

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium and zinc imported into China

LME ASIAN WRAP: Copper prices fall as eurozone optimism wanes

Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange edged down in early Asian trading on Monday August 20 after hopes of a resolution to the eurozone crisis faded once more.

MEIR ON METALS: Prices higher on potential Chinese moves and calmer debt markets

Analyst Ed Meir looks at what is moving the metal markets on Friday August 17.