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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper4669.004668.00
Aluminium1531.001533.00
Zinc1715.501714.00
Lead1789.001790.00
Nickel8485.008505.00
Tin15225.0015100.00
Al Alloy1560.001580.00
NASAAC1675.001695.00
Steel Billet220.00235.00

(Data is from previous business day)

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US WEBCAST: Gold skyrockets, copper begins week in red
Copper futures began the week on soft-footing after the recent rally finally ran out of gas.Residual...
08-02-2016 dalton More
DAILY ROUND-UP - FastMarkets on foundry alloy, Noranda bankruptcy, Ebullio closing
A round-up of FastMarkets' top stories published on February 8. Noranda Aluminium will cut the...
08-02-2016 TJennemann More
LME MORNING - Base metals mixed in thin volumes as Chinese New Year starts
Base metals were mixed on Monday morning on the LME on the first day of the Chinese New Year - Chine...
08-02-2016 Ewa Manthey More
METALS MORNING VIEW - Prices consolidate after recent gains
The base metals pulled back from highs on Friday with prices down an average of 2.2 percent at the c...
08-02-2016 WAdams More
US WEBCAST: Copper, gold end week on dour note
After sustaining a modest rally this week, copper futures consolidated after the dollar moved higher...
05-02-2016 dalton More
LME MORNING - Base metals pause, market jittery ahead of US jobs data
Base metals were trading sideways on the LME on Friday morning, awaiting further direction from fort...
05-02-2016 KRetourne More
METALS MORNING VIEW - Metals consolidate after strong gains, but a weak dollar may provide support
The base metals continued higher on Thursday propelled by the weaker dollar and short-covering, at t...
05-02-2016 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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