Rising base metal stock levels on the London Metal Exchange continue to highlight a poor physical demand environment, with the anticipated return in global demand remaining a key talking point ahead of LME Week, participants told Fastmarkets on Friday October 6

The US Department of Commerce will impose preliminary anti-dumping duties on imported tinplate steel from Canada, Germany and China due to the metal being “unfairly priced,” it announced on Thursday August 17

Despite concerns over the uncertainty of China’s economic recovery, base metals price forecasts remain mixed for aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin and zinc prices

Base metals futures on the London Metal Exchange gave an overall positive performance during the morning trading session on Monday November 14, with the metals mostly continuing their upward trajectory from the previous week

Three-month prices for base metals on the London Metal Exchange all rose at the 5pm close of trading on Tuesday November 1, with nickel’s price increasing by 8.2%

Base metal futures on the London Metal Exchange bar aluminium were down on Monday, October 31, the first full day of trading following LME Week

The Chinese government plans to lower the import thresholds for impurities contained in metals concentrates, indicating that the old standards are no longer practical, sources have told Fastmarkets

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower during morning trading on Monday September 26, with the strong dollar and demand concerns still weighing on the market

Base metals analyst Boris Mikanikrezai explains why tin prices are likely to behave badly over the next three months

Fastmarkets has amended the frequency of its assessments of London Metal Exchange base metals warrant premiums to fortnightly from weekly