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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper5557.005521.50
Aluminium1847.001857.00
Zinc2131.002137.00
Lead1844.001860.00
Nickel14675.0014725.00
Tin19575.0019600.00
Al Alloy1840.001850.00
NASAAC1925.001950.00
Steel Billet500.00500.00

(Data is from previous business day)

Sample Base Metals News

LME MORNING - Base metals recover from lows ahead of Fed meeting outcome
Base metals were mostly higher in Wednesday's LME premarket, coming off the lows posted earlier this...
28-01-2015 KRetourne More
SHFE CLOSE - Shanghai base metals end mixed, prices lacking direction
Base metals on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ended Wednesday mixed as traders adopted a wait-and-see...
28-01-2015 LynetteTan More
ASIA METALS - Base metals mixed on softening global sentiments; watch FOMC ahead
Base metals traded mixed in nearby range after copper prices slipped in late-Tuesday LME trading fol...
28-01-2015 LynetteTan More
Base metals prices steady in routine trading, some 'looking oversold' - LME MORNING
Base metals prices were trading sideways to lower in Tuesday's LME premarket, although several are s...
27-01-2015 KRetourne More
SHFE CLOSE - Shanghai copper price up 2.8 pct, SRB buying rumour supports
Base metal trading on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ended the day higher on rumours that the State R...
27-01-2015 LynetteTan More
Base metals prices drag lower, eyes on FOMC meeting - ASIA METALS
Base metals prices traded mostly lower today after rebounding from lows during Monday's London sessi...
27-01-2015 LynetteTan More
Base metals vulnerable as euro slides, copper price at fresh lows - LME MORNING
Base metals prices tumbled in start-of-week LME trading after the far-left Syriza party won Sunday's...
26-01-2015 KRetourne More

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LME Week 2014

LME Week - Opera, karaoke and chasing the blues away by KRetourne - 23-10-2014
LME Week 2014 is drawing to a close, with metals market participants starting to return home to dige...
Chatter up and down the Lane - LME WEEK 2014 by MHayes - 22-10-2014
The annual LME Week, the metal world's biggest annual gathering, started on Monday with a busy five ...
LME WEEK 2014 - Chatter up and down the Lane by KRetourne - 22-10-2014
London 20/10/2014 - The annual LME Week, the metal world's biggest annual gathering, started on Mo...
Base metal prices lower, volumes low as LME Week kicks in - LME OPEN by LynetteTan - 20-10-2014
Base metals prices were mostly lower before the London open, with volumes lower than usual as the an...
LME WEEK 2014 WEBCAST - Hot topics of the week by KRetourne - 17-10-2014
LME Week 2014 kicks off where metal participants will arrive in London to discuss the industry LME C...

Sample Base Metals Research

METALS MORNING VIEW - Copper's dip finds support again, gold price consolidates ahead of FOMC meeting by WAdams - 28-01-2015
Market waiting for today's FOMC statement The base metals struggled again yesterday after what ...
Technical Analysis - Aluminium - Rebound edges higher by WAdams - 27-01-2015
The sell-off in aluminium was looking overdone. We now expect prices to work higher.
METALS MORNING VIEW - Copper support retested, it generally held - some room for optimism by WAdams - 27-01-2015
S&P downgrades Russian debt to junk The base metals opened on a weak footing in London on M...
Another bear raid in copper - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 26-01-2015
High volume in copper suggests another attempted bear raid out of China. The base metals closed...
Metal prices consolidate at lower levels in the face of stronger dollar - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 23-01-2015
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies China Flash Manufacturing PMI better than expected at 49.8 a...

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