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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper6755.006712.00
Aluminium1898.501933.00
Zinc2258.002261.00
Lead2071.002087.00
Nickel15855.0015965.00
Tin20200.0020250.00
Al Alloy2090.002105.00
NASAAC2180.002215.00
Steel Billet450.00465.00

(Data is from previous business day)

Sample Base Metals News

EXCHANGES - CME open interest hits record high in September
CME Group average daily trading volume in September was 15.3 million contracts, up 17.7 percent comp...
02-10-2014 TJennemann More
LME WEBCAST - Base metals drift lower, aluminium slides to 3 mth low
Base metals were drifting lower with aluminium bearing the brunt of the downturn as it slid to three...
02-10-2014 KRetourne More
LME MORNING - Base metals inch higher in thin conditions, aluminium woes worsen
Base metals were mostly higher during Thursday’s pre-market sessions, with aluminium bucking t...
02-10-2014 KRetourne More
ASIA METALS - Low liquidity remains key theme of the day; metals range
Base metals business suffered from extremely low volumes on Asian trading this Thursday as the Chine...
02-10-2014 LynetteTan More
US CAR SALES - Light vehicle deliveries down 6 pct in September
The breakneck pace of US auto sales growth slowed a bit in September as the industry is showing sign...
01-10-2014 TJennemann More
LME MORNING - Metals pressured as Q4 kicks off, multi-week lows seen in many
Base metals fell away during LME premarket trading on Wednesday, largely extending the current downs...
01-10-2014 MHayes More
ASIA METALS - Metals trade softer; lack of liquidity as Chinese holiday starts
Base metals were mostly lower this morning, despite Chinese data released this morning showed growth...
01-10-2014 LynetteTan More

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Sample Base Metals Research

Technical Analysis - Aluminium - Can it sustain downside breakout? by TMoore - 02-10-2014
Aluminium is consolidating after breaking lower from consolidation above the 50% Fibo. With downside pressure continuing to grow, this...
METALS MORNING VIEW - Precious metals get some lift, lets see what follows by WAdams - 02-10-2014
The base metals had a mixed performance on Wednesday with copper, lead, zinc and tin closing up on t...
METALS MORNING VIEW - How the mighty fall by WAdams - 01-10-2014
Dollar strength weighed on metal prices with the dollar index reaching 86.22 yesterday China's of...
Technical Analysis - Zinc - Can it sustain price reversal? by TMoore - 30-09-2014
Zinc is pushing back higher after finding renewed support below the long-term UTL. It is now challenging resistance from...
METALS MORNING VIEW - Metals get some lift ahead of quarter-end, but there is a barrage of data out by WAdams - 30-09-2014
China final manufacturing PMI came in at 50.2, against a flash reading of 50.5 The base metals ...

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