October 2015

WEEK IN BRIEF: LME copper withdrawal; Codelco capex cuts; aluminium premiums rise; nickel blending; manganese ore price falls; Noble-IFM court action

Charlotte Radford takes a look back at some of the key news and price moves from the past five days in the metals markets.

Aluminium cancellations could push Pacorini into QBRC at Vlissingen

A series of aluminium cancellations in Vlissingen this week could require Pacorini Metals to give reduced or free rent, calculations based on London Metal Exchange data show.

Rolling LME/SHFE price report 30/10: Losses for complex on the week

Welcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on October 30.

HOTLINE: The Bunhill Metal Exchange…

Away from the discussions of Glencore cuts, Noble traders leaving to set up Concord and China’s “one-belt, one-road” programme during London Metals Week, there was some idle chatter about the LME’s planned move next year.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF: Key metals market news so far on October 30

A round-up of the latest news from the metals markets to start the day in North America on Friday October 30.

Kunming sends 'clean-up' team to Fanya; many protester detainees still in custody

The Kunming municipal government has sent a team to the Fanya minor metals exchange to do the on-the-spot work required to resolve the crisis.

SHFE vs LME arbitrage: copper, aluminium, zinc

Arbitrage for copper, aluminium and zinc imported into China*

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF: Key news and prices on October 30

Good Morning from Metal Bulletin’s Asia offices. We bring you the latest news and prices to start your day on Friday October 30.

Shanghai copper premiums fall on closed arbitrage, increased deliveries

Copper premiums in Shanghai have fallen in the past two weeks on the closed arbitrage window between Shanghai and London, and increased deliveries arriving at the Chinese city.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Latest metals market news on October 30

A round-up of the latest news and price moves in the metal markets to start the Asian morning on Friday October 30.