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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper4488.504487.00
Aluminium1499.001494.50
Zinc1712.001713.00
Lead1845.001839.00
Nickel7720.007770.00
Tin15300.0015280.00
Al Alloy1565.001590.00
NASAAC1730.001735.00
Steel Billet220.00235.00

(Data is from previous business day)

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COMEX UPDATE - Equities downturn pauses, metals steady during final session
Gold futures consolidated Friday afternoon as US investors take an extended breather after a collaps...
12-02-2016 dalton More
US WEBCAST: Equity stability lifts copper, sinks gold
Copper futures saw modest buying to finish the week as oil prices surged and global equity markets s...
12-02-2016 dalton More
LME MORNING - Base metals stage tentative recovery but sentiment jittery
Base metals were tentatively higher on the LME on Friday morning, echoing moves in equity markets. S...
12-02-2016 KRetourne More
METALS MORNING VIEW - Metals mixed as consolidation sets in, Gold prices still strong
Gold prices shot higher yesterday to reach a high of $1,263.30, up 6.9 percent from the previous clo...
12-02-2016 WAdams More
DAILY ROUND-UP - FastMarkets on Freeport's permit, LME rents and miners' earnings
A round-up of FastMarkets' top stories published on February 11. Metro may be the only warehouse op...
12-02-2016 TJennemann More
LME MORNING - Base metals pause after sell-off, investors remain nervous
Base metals were little changed on Thursday morning, inching off lows in subdued LME trading but tra...
11-02-2016 KRetourne More
METALS MORNING VIEW - Markets continue to be in risk-off mode, weaker dollar helps metals
Fed Chair Janet Yellen showed the Fed wanted to be hawkish but was prepared to be dovish, which we...
11-02-2016 WAdams More

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ZINC TODAY - Will ILZSG data show another month of deficit? by WAdams - 18-01-2016
Short selling and the unwinding of some large physical holdings in the fourth quarter seem to have knocked confidence...
METALS MORNING VIEW - Concerns over China continue to bash the metals by WAdams - 11-01-2016
Data out on Saturday showed continued weakness in Chinese PPI that fell 5.9 percent – it has...
ALUMINIUM TODAY - Prices give back 66 pct of Nov-Dec gains by WAdams - 05-01-2016
The run-up in prices at the end of 2015 seems to have been a short-covering rally; we await the...
LEAD TODAY - Cancelled warrants jump 216 percent by WAdams - 18-12-2015
A fairly balanced market, where stocks are low and supply is set to tighten, makes for a bullish market;...
METALS MORNING VIEW - Looking brighter, focus on Chinese support by WAdams - 26-11-2015
The base metals consolidated yesterday after Tuesday's rebound, with copper and zinc retreating, whi...

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