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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper6790.006725.50
Aluminium2077.502063.00
Zinc2299.002307.00
Lead2060.002064.00
Nickel16450.0016505.00
Tin20250.0020155.00
Al Alloy2025.002045.00
NASAAC2121.002160.00
Steel Billet500.00500.00

(Data is from previous business day)

Sample Base Metals News

SHFE CLOSE - Base metal prices up on central bank easing, zinc stocks continue decline
Base metals on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ended the day higher, with prices getting a boost from ...
24-11-2014 LynetteTan More
Base metal prices mull recent developments - METALS MORNING VIEW
The base metals rallied strongly aided by dovish-ECB talk and China's interest rate cut. At the da...
24-11-2014 WAdams More
ASIA METALS - Metals pull back after initial rally on easing news, dollar weighs
Base metals prices which ended last week on a high note due to easing news out of China, saw a pul...
24-11-2014 LynetteTan More
LME WEBCAST - Base metals up on Chinese stimulus, copper price above $6,700/t
Base metals prices up following unexpected news that China cut its interest rates...
21-11-2014 Ewa Manthey More
CHINESE WEBCAST - Base metals struggle amid Asian growth concerns, nickel bucks
本周基本金属市场比较清淡市场印尼政府重申出口禁令消息影响,镍价攀升...
21-11-2014 VChen More
FED FOCUS - FOMC debates rate hike communication but not specific timing
The US Federal Reserve sees improvements in US labour and inflation conditions and is laying the fou...
19-11-2014 TJennemann More
Metals prices retreat, short-term pessimism spreads - LME MORNING
Base metals fell away during Tuesday LME premarket trading, with investment interest slackening wh...
18-11-2014 MHayes 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...
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...
Base metals look soft - Small gain in price for copper - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 19-11-2014
Base metals up 0.1 percent on average, copper at $6,639, volume light Copper in Shanghai down...
Base metal prices little changed from a mixed day on Friday - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 17-11-2014
Japan GDP -0.4 percent, Expected 0.5 percent, Previous -1.8 percent The base metals started ...

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