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05/26/2018 03:33 AM

Business Recorder

METALS-Lead cedes ground but still posts biggest weekly rise in 8 months
LME/ShFE arb: * GRAPHIC-2018 asset returns: (Updates with closing prices). By Jan Harvey. LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - Lead fell on Friday as some buyers cashed in on a recent rally but the metal still posted its biggest ...
METALS-Shanghai nickel hits near 3-yr high as base metal prices riseReuters Africa
Base metals rise on weaker dollar after Trump-Kim…NEWSTAGE

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05/25/2018 05:35 PM

METALS-Base metals rise on weaker dollar after Trump-Kim summit nixed
FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was up 0.2 percent at $6,894 tonne, as of 0225 GMT, building on a 0.2 gain in the previous session. * SHFE COPPER: The most-traded July copper contract on the ...

05/25/2018 03:56 AM


Yuan the Conqueror: China to launch yuan-backed metals futures in London to challenge US dollar
LME's chief executive didn't specify when the new metals contracts would start changing hands in London. However, Chamberlain is reportedly confident that yuan-backed futures contracts are destined for success, as the Chinese currency is becoming more ...
LME Asia Week 2018: Precious metals not ready for the vaultRecycling Today
LME Asia Week 2018: Steel and ferrous contract activity risingRecycling Today Global Edition

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05/24/2018 11:01 AM

METALS-Copper falls for 2nd day as Trump casts more doubt on trade deal
BEIJING, May 24 (Reuters) - Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) slipped for a second session on Thursday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said any trade deal with top metals consumer China would "need a different structure". Copper ...

05/24/2018 03:15 AM

South China Morning Post

London Metal Exchange to launch yuan-denominated futures in sign of Chinese currency's growing cachet
South China Morning Post
The London Metal Exchange is planning to introduce yuan-denominated metal products, according its chief executive, a sign the currency's status in international finance is on the rise. “At present, investors are trading our products in US dollars. We ...
LME ASIA WEEK 2018: 11 things we learned in Hong
LME Asia Week 2018: Big market brings big questionsRecycling Today Global Edition
LME takes aim at booming electric car market with new contracts for battery metalsSteelGuru

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05/21/2018 12:35 AM