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LME Official Prices ($/MT)
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Copper6735.506694.50
Aluminium1914.001948.00
Zinc2253.502263.00
Lead2057.002063.00
Nickel16510.0016565.00
Tin20535.0020600.00
Al Alloy2075.002090.00
NASAAC2190.002230.00
Steel Billet450.00465.00

(Data is from previous business day)

Sample Base Metals News

ASIA METALS - Metals range trade; position squaring ahead of Golden Week
Base metals traded mostly mixed on Tuesday, with most price movements moving within recent ranges. ...
30-09-2014 LynetteTan More
NEWS BREAK - US Senators call for CFTC investigation into LME warehousing rules
Three United States Senators have strongly urged the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to ...
30-09-2014 TJennemann More
LME MORNING - Base metals down on Hong Kong protests; LME overhauls fees
Base metals were lower in Monday's LME premarket after an escalation of pro-democracy protests in Ho...
29-09-2014 IWalker More
SHFE CLOSE - Metals remain in downtrend; demand remains weak ahead of holidays
Base metals business in China came in lower on Monday, even as expectations were for some stockpilin...
29-09-2014 LynetteTan More
NEWS - Freeport suspends Indonesia mine operations after accident kills four
Global miner Freeport-McMoRan has temporarily suspended its mining operations at the Indonesian Gras...
29-09-2014 LynetteTan More
ASIA METALS - HK protests hurt market sentiments; prices lower ahead of holidays
Base metals started the new week lower ahead of the Golden Week holiday which will happen on 1st Oct...
29-09-2014 LynetteTan More
COMEX MORNING - Copper moves sideways in subdued Friday trade
Copper drifted in a narrow range on Friday as the market broadly remains in consolidation mode due t...
26-09-2014 TJennemann More

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Sample Base Metals Research

METALS MORNING VIEW - Metals remain within down trends by WAdams - 29-09-2014
Base metals consolidated on Friday with all the metals with the exception of nickel closing in posit...
Technical Analysis - Tin price - Catching its breath after break lower by TMoore - 26-09-2014
Tin is trying to reverse higher after breaking strongly lower but it has found resistance from the 61.8% Fibo....
Metal prices tread water in quiet trading - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 26-09-2014
Equities put in a strong down day with  the Dow closing off 264 points Base metals did end ...
Technical Analysis - Lead - Breakout failed, testing support by TMoore - 25-09-2014
Lead continues to consolidate below the January low at $2,098 after finding renewed resistance above the 7 DMA -...
Base metals prices slip, volumes remain light - METALS MORNING VIEW by WAdams - 25-09-2014
The base metals consolidated yesterday with average gains of 0.9 percent, led by a 1.7 percent run...

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