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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper6445.506397.00
Aluminium1888.001917.50
Zinc2158.002169.00
Lead1870.001886.00
Nickel15350.0015400.00
Tin19400.0019375.00
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NASAAC1881.001920.00
Steel Billet500.00500.00

(Data is from previous business day)

Sample Base Metals News

Base metals prices tick up, ali and zinc cancellations soar - LME MORNING
Base metals prices all inched higher during Friday morning sessions, with aluminium and zinc finding...
19-12-2014 KRetourne More
CHINESE WEBCAST - Base metals off lows but remain under pressure
金属价格依旧处在下行压力当中,主要是受到石油价格持续下滑以及美元走...
19-12-2014 ninalu More
Base metals prices weak, risk-off mode hits sentiment - LME MORNING
Base metals remained weak in Thursday morning LME trading on weak end-of-year sentiment triggered ...
18-12-2014 KRetourne More
FED FOCUS - Federal Reserve to be 'patient' with rate hike
The Federal Reserve said that it is not in a rush to raise interest rates, in what was seen as a mod...
17-12-2014 TJennemann More
Base metal prices hit fresh downswing lows, FOMC outcome awaited - LME MORNING
Base metals prices all fell to fresh downswing lows in Wednesday morning LME trading while bearish...
17-12-2014 Ewa Manthey More
Bearish sentiments sweep across base metals in risk aversion - SHFE CLOSE
Base metals in Shanghai ended the day lower, following the lead into downside by LME trading this mo...
17-12-2014 LynetteTan More
ASIA METALS - Base metals price trade in lower ranges in calmer Asian markets
The base metals complex were mostly trading in lower price ranges during this morning's Asian hours,...
17-12-2014 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

Metal prices tread water, look relatively oversold - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 19-12-2014
The base metals dropped an average of 1.1 percent yesterday as bearish sentiment weighed on the ma...
Base metals prices weak, but looking oversold - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 18-12-2014
The base metals remained under pressure yesterday, but it was nickel and tin that suffered the mos...
Increased uncertainy prompts risk reduction - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 17-12-2014
The base metals put in another weak performance on Tuesday as the markets were spooked by turmoil ...
Technical Analysis - Copper weekly - Potential for price reversal growing by TMoore - 16-12-2014
Copper is challenging resistance below the key 7 WMA level, which has been shaping the prices lower, but the...
Looking weak, China's flash PMI manufacturing data drops below 50 - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 16-12-2014
The base metals started the day higher on Monday, with average gains of 0.4 percent, these increas...

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