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07/17/2018 12:34 AM

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 17/07: Aluminium defies drop in LME base metals; Chinese copper imports up in June ...
Pressured by ongoing trade tensions, base metals on the London Metal Exchange ended mostly lower at the close of trading on Monday July 16, with aluminium the only metal to trade in positive territory. Read more in our live futures report. Here are how ...

07/17/2018 12:05 AM

Raptor fund profits from price volatility while sanctions swing metals complex in 2018
FastMarkets Metal News
Base metal markets in 2018 have been characterized by heightened volatility, notably in April, when aluminium and nickel spiked after the US Department of Commerce announced it would place sanctions on Oleg Deripaska, chairman and majority owner of ...

07/16/2018 10:05 PM


Base Metals Index Repeats Worst Weekly Rout Of The Year
The base metals index of the London Metal Exchange repeated its worst weekly rout this year. The index declined for five weeks in a row, equaling its longest losing streak since March this year. The gauge comprising six metals that has dropped over 12 ...

07/16/2018 02:27 PM

Hindu Business Line (satire) (press release) (blog)

METALS-London copper eases after China Q2 data; eyes on tariff response
LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper was down 0.3 percent at $6,217 a tonne, as of 0815 GMT, after closing little changed on Friday. Prices last week slumped to their lowest in a year at $6,081 a tonne on concerns that an escalation in trade ...
METALS MORNING VIEW 16/07: Weak Chinese data keeps metals prices under pressureFastMarkets Metal News
London copper flat after China Q2 growth; response to US tariffs plan eyedHindu Business Line (satire) (press release) (blog)
Copper clocks fifth weekly lossNine
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide -The Bullion Desk
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07/16/2018 09:27 AM

RPT-COLUMN-Pain for aluminium shorts as LME gets squeezed again: Andy Home
(Repeats July 13 column with no changes. The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters). * LME Aluminium Stocks and Spreads: By Andy Home. LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) - Aluminium hasn't escaped the ...

07/15/2018 01:22 PM