December 2012

LME ASIAN WRAP: Copper rises to one-week high on positive China data, uncertainty in Chile

Copper on the London Metal Exchange rose to a one-week high in early Asian trading on Thursday December 27 on positive data from China and labour dispute in Chile’s Escondida copper mine.

Shanghai copper prices up again

Shanghai Futures Exchange copper prices edged up on Wednesday December 26, as local stocks remained strong.

Shanghai copper rises slightly after strong rally in local shares

Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) copper prices rose on Tuesday December 25, amid a general rally on financial markets.

Shanghai copper prices up as rebound continues

Copper prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose on Monday December 24, as the recent rebound extended amid expectations of economic policy announcements.

SHFE vs LME arbitrage: copper, aluminium, zinc

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium and zinc imported into China*

SEC delays decision on BlackRock copper ETF

The US regulator has delayed its decision on whether or not to permit asset manager BlackRock to list and trade shares in a physical copper exchange traded fund.

LME OFFICIALS: Base metals prices in tight ranges

Base metals remained locked within tight ranges in official trading on the London Metal Exchange on Friday December 21, with all but tin edging lower than their opening prices by the close of the session.

Schapiro's SEC retirement could affect BlackRock copper ETF vote

The retirement of Mary Schapiro as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission last week could have interesting consequences for the regulator's decision on the proposed BlackRock physical copper exchange traded fund.

SHFE vs LME arbitrage: copper, aluminium, zinc

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium and zinc imported into China*

LME ASIAN WRAP: Copper up on short covering; tin falls from nine-month high

Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange were up in early Asian trading on Friday December 21 on short covering.