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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper5855.005836.00
Aluminium1783.501796.00
Zinc2024.002045.00
Lead1736.001742.00
Nickel13600.0013680.00
Tin17775.0017800.00
Al Alloy1800.001815.00
NASAAC1980.002000.00
Steel Billet305.00315.00

(Data is from previous business day)

Sample Base Metals News

US CAR SALES - Poor weather impacts US auto deliveries in Feb
Cold winter weather chilled some of the enthusiasm in February as a number of major carmakers' month...
03-03-2015 TJennemann More
LME MORNING - Base metals lose shine, rally falters on dollar strength
Base metals were all in negative territory in LME trading on Tuesday morning when doubts about Chine...
03-03-2015 KRetourne More
SHFE CLOSE - Base metals pull back on gains, demand outlook uncertain
Base metals trading on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) ended Tuesday mostly lower, pulling back...
03-03-2015 LynetteTan More
Base metals prices mixed, recent Chinese easing fails to support - ASIA METALS
Base metals prices continued to trade in mixed fashion from the overnight London session, with the r...
03-03-2015 LynetteTan More
Base metals prices mostly up on China easing move; better PMI - SHFE CLOSE
Base metals trading on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ended Monday mostly higher bar lead, as an easi...
02-03-2015 LynetteTan More
Most base metals prices higher as Chinese Central Bank cut rates - ASIA METALS
Most of the base metals were trading higher at higher prices this morning after the People's Bank of...
02-03-2015 LynetteTan More
Base metals prices lower in busy day for data - LME MORNING
(Repeating to include missing first line) Base metals prices were all lower in Friday LME premarket...
27-02-2015 Ewa Manthey 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

Metal prices struggle, strong dollar not helping - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 03-03-2015
The base metals closed mixed yesterday with copper and lead higher by 0.4 and 0.9 percent with the c...
Metal prices looking brighter, but will PMI data support that? - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 02-03-2015
China cuts interest rates 0.25 percent, manufacturing PMIs improve The base metals generally cl...
Dollar rebound yesterday capped strength in metal prices - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 27-02-2015
Copper led the base metal prices higher yesterday with a 1.7 percent gain to $5,904.50, having been ...
Copper price overcomes resistance - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 26-02-2015
The metals closed mixed yesterday with the copper price up 0.3 percent at $5,803.50, tin was firmer ...
Metal prices firmer and well placed to extend gains - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 25-02-2015
Gold price and base metals generally higher on the back of tail winds from Fed, Greece and China P...

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