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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper6785.006706.00
Aluminium2015.502011.00
Zinc2283.002283.00
Lead2004.002017.00
Nickel15325.0015400.00
Tin19930.0020000.00
Al Alloy2095.002100.00
NASAAC2155.002195.00
Steel Billet465.00465.00

(Data is from previous business day)

Sample Base Metals News

ASIA METALS - Stronger US outlook raises dollar; metals sentiments weak
Base metals business were mixed this Friday during the Asian trading session, as the upside in dolla...
31-10-2014 LynetteTan More
CHINESE WEBCAST - Base metals under pressure as Fed ends QE
金属市场在本周稍早时比较平淡,投资者在美联储会议之前保持谨慎态度美...
31-10-2014 ninalu More
LME MORNING - Base metals struggle, tightness remains in spreads
Base metals were lower in Thursday morning LME trading, reflecting a worsening of sentiment for risk...
30-10-2014 KRetourne More
Spring rate hike on the table after hawkish FOMC statement - FED FOCUS
Gold fell and the dollar spiked following the release of a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) stat...
29-10-2014 TJennemann More
Base metals prices steady, spread action eyed - LME MORNING
Base metals held onto most of their gains in Wednesday morning LME trading, taking support from a ...
29-10-2014 KRetourne More
Market less jittery, metal prices end higher with Asian equities up - SHFE CLOSE
Base metals business on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ended the day in the positive, as general ma...
29-10-2014 LynetteTan More
MINING NEWS - Antofagasta reports lower Q3 copper and gold production
Antofagasta reported lower production numbers across its copper and gold on a quarterly basis, the...
29-10-2014 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

Nickel price leads on the back of short-covering, others may follow - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 29-10-2014
The base metals put in a stronger day on Tuesday with prices rising an average of 1.7 percent with...
Metal prices slightly firmer on average, but generally quiet - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 28-10-2014
Base metals generally put in a firmer day on Monday, the exception being nickel. Lead rallied 1.1 ...
Base metals prices consolidating after closing lower on Friday - METALS MORNING VIEW - by WAdams - 27-10-2014
The base metals were generally lower on Friday with average losses of 0.7 percent with nickel lead...
Technical Analysis - Tin - Upside reversal faltering by TMoore - 24-10-2014
Tin continues to drift sideways after finding increased resistance above the 7 DMA; it is now re-testing support below...
Base metals prices more upbeat - METALS MORNING REPORT by WAdams - 23-10-2014
The base metals put in a mixed day of trading yesterday with prices closing up an average of 0.2 per...

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