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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper6621.506562.00
Aluminium2099.002064.50
Zinc2270.502280.00
Lead2065.002070.00
Nickel16325.0016400.00
Tin20375.0020355.00
Al Alloy2010.002030.00
NASAAC2057.002120.00
Steel Billet500.00500.00

(Data is from previous business day)

Sample Base Metals News

SHFE CLOSE - Copper rebounds after Wednesday's sell-off, fundamentals support
Base metals on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ended the day higher after Wednesday’s sell off, ...
27-11-2014 LynetteTan More
China base metals output up 6.5 pct y-o-y, lead production declines - NEWS
China’s output of ten non-ferrous metals rose 6.5 percent year on year to 35.8 million tonnes in...
27-11-2014 LynetteTan More
China industrial profit up 0.4 pct from September, mining industry down 20.1 pct - NEWS
China reported its industrial profit growth today, with October profit growth at industrial companie...
27-11-2014 LynetteTan More
Thanksgiving holiday sees light volumes, copper spreads remain tight - ASIA METALS
Copper price trimmed some losses overnight, helped by softening dollar due to disappointing US dat...
27-11-2014 LynetteTan More
Copper price drops to three-week lows, metals mood deflates - LME MORNING
Base metals were mostly tracking lower in a lacklustre LME Wednesday premarket amid a general defl...
26-11-2014 MHayes More
Shanghai copper price ends lower, shrugs off central bank easing - SHFE CLOSE
Base metals on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ended the day in the negative, with declines led by c...
26-11-2014 LynetteTan More
Copper price holds near 1-wk low; other metals mixed - ASIA METALS
A softer ending for base metals on Tuesday continued into Wednesday’s Asian trade, with copper h...
26-11-2014 LynetteTan 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

Technical Analysis - Aluminium Weekly - Downside reversal or consolidation? by TMoore - 20-11-2014
Aluminium's failure to take out resistance from the 200 WMA highlights the maintained long-term downside pressure on the metal,...
Technical Analysis - Lead weekly - Can it sustain upside reversal? by TMoore - 12-11-2014
Lead has broken higher and is now challenging resistance below the December low at $2,057. We are neutral-positive following...
Metal prices mixed ahead of data barrage - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 26-11-2014
Yesterday's performance -Base metals prices were up an average of 0.8 percent at the day's highs, ...
A quiet start for base metals ahead of important data - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 25-11-2014
The metals have had a quiet start to the day with the base metals prices up an average of 0.2 perc...
Base looking more upbeat - Zinc price leads the gains by WAdams - 21-11-2014
This morning the base metals are up 0.4 percent on average, zinc leads the gains with a 0.9 percen...

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