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METALS-London copper hits 3-yr high as miners rally on strong results
FUNDAMENTALS * LONDON COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper struck $6,642.50 a tonne, the highest since Nov 2014, before trading at $6,622 a tonne by 0712 GMT, a gain of 0.6 percent. It gained 1.5 percent in the previous session. * SHANGHAI ...
METALS-Metals ease from peaks, but iron ore rally supportsReuters UK
METALS-London zinc, nickel extend rally on steel gainsBusiness Insider
Base Metals Extend Best Rally in Three Years on Growth OptimismBloomberg
Independent Online -Daily News & Analysis
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08/22/2017 08:43 AM

LME copper may test resistance at $6639
Times of India
SINGAPORE, Aug 22 (Reuters) - LME copper may test a resistance at $6,639 per tonne, a break above which could lead to a gain to the next resistance at $6,687. For a chart: These resistances are identified respectively as the ...

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08/22/2017 04:15 AM

METALS-Metals slip from peaks, but iron ore rally supports
FUNDAMENTALS * LONDON COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper had slipped 0.3 percent to $6,567 a tonne by 0153 GMT. That followed 1.5-percent gains the previous session, when prices hit their highest since November 2014 at $6,623 a tonne.

08/22/2017 03:20 AM

The Globe and Mail

Zinc is on a tear, but just how high can it go?
The Globe and Mail
Zinc on Monday morning hit a fresh decade high of $3,180.50 per tonne on the London Metal Exchange (LME). Zinc bulls have been waiting a long, long time for this moment. A slow-fuse narrative of a looming supply crunch has been simmering for years but ...
METALS-London zinc, nickel stretch rally on steel gainsReuters
LIVE FUTURES REPORT 18/08: LME lead price recovers; zinc stays in (subscription)
LME zinc again close to decade-highDaily Mail
Business Insider -The Edge Markets MY
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08/21/2017 04:28 PM (subscription)

FOCUS: LME nickel price soars to 2017 high on rising stainless, battery demand (subscription)
The three-month nickel price on the London Metal Exchange hit its highest level so far this year on Monday August 21 at $11,270 per tonne, with the rise attributed to stronger demand from the stainless steel and battery sectors and environmental ...

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08/21/2017 03:22 PM

Conservative Steel Mills Warming to LME Steel Contracts
New York Times
LONDON — Many steel mills, which had largely shunned using steel futures, are becoming more open to hedging and have been experimenting with London Metal Exchange contracts in recent months, an LME executive said on Monday. The LME's steel ...

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08/21/2017 12:30 PM