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Base Metals Investing - Prices, Mining Stocks and News

Feb 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

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Base Metals Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2019-02-16 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)  BHP Billiton Ltd.BHP.AX36.67-0.200-0.55%36.3636.6328.1336.744,635,239249,076.0  Rio Tinto Ltd.RIO.AX91.90-0.600-0.65%90.7591.7969.4193.031,347,896141,618.0  Vale S.A.VALE12.140.1901.57%12.1612.3710.8916.1329,025,15284,950.1  Angl...Read More

Base Metals Historical Price Data

Feb 16, 2019 / FocusEconomics

2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  Aluminium2020.88  1845.86  1867.48  1663.69  1604.6  Alumina472  406.26  410.9  377.2  310.14  Copper7954.23  7330.44  6863.26  5508.57  4871.3  Nickel17522.38  ...Read More

HOTTER ON METALS: US Section 232 tariffs could fund the border wall, data shows

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel raised $3.6 billion in their first nine months, and revenues for the last two months are likely to push that figure up by around another $1 billion, US government data shows.That figure would be enough to cover the shortfall in funding sought by United States President Donald Trump for border security. In other words, aluminium and steel tariffs could fun...Read More

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 15/02: Cobalt continues downward spiral despite Chambishi shutdown

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week. Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 15/02: Short-covering, positive trade sentiment boosts LME base metals; Zn, Pb up 2%

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were higher across the board at the close of trading on Friday February 15, with market sentiment continuing to improve amid US-China trade talks, while participants continue to short-cover after last week's price rally. Climbing furthest over the afternoon, zinc futures closed above $2,600 per tonne and continued to trade in a volatile trend after s...Read More

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 15/02: Cobalt continues downward spiral despite Chambishi shutdown

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week. Read More

Further diversion of DRC copper concs expected after ERG suspends Chambishi facility

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

More copper concentrates from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could be diverted after ERG suspended its Chambishi copper smelting facility in Zambia, multiple market sources said. ERG told Fastmarkets on Thursday February 14 of its decision to halt the 55,000 tonne-per-year Chambishi copper operation following the implementation of the 5% import duty on cobalt and copper concentrates i...Read More

NEWSBREAK: Fire at Korea Zinc's Onsan smelter; deliveries said to be unaffected

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

A fire at Korea Zinc's Onsan smelter has been contained and deliveries are set to continue as usual, two sources at the company told Fastmarkets.The fire, which lasted for around half an hour, took place in the plant's power transformer, according to local daily newspaper JoongAng Ilbo.London Metal Exchange three-month zinc futures have risen 1.4% from yesterday's close to $2,591 per tonne as of 9...Read More

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 15/02: Cobalt continues downward spiral despite Chambishi shutdown

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week. Read More

PRICING NOTICE: Correction to published price of European grade-553 silicon

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Due to an input error, Fastmarkets' price book entry for European grade-553 silicon briefly showed an incorrect value on Friday February 15.The correct price, as assessed on February 15, for silicon, grade 553, min 98.5% Si, in-warehouse Rotterdam, is 1,800-1,860 ($2,030-2,098) per tonne.Fastmarkets' price book and database have been updated accordingly.The weekly assessments for this price have n...Read More

EUROPE ALLOY STEEL SCRAP: import prices down on lower nickel cost, UK prices stable

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

The price of austenitic alloy steel scrap imported into Europe decreased on Friday February 15 because of lower nickel prices, Fastmarkets has heard.The price of 18/8 steel scrap solids imports was assessed on Friday at 1,000-1,040 ($1,128-1,173) per tonne cif, narrowing downward by 10 per tonne.The modest scale of the price change was related to the fact that nickel prices only began decreasing t...Read More

ITALY FERROUS SCRAP: Domestic prices move up on international price rises

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Domestic prices for ferrous scrap in Italy moved up in February following the positive trend settled in the international scrap markets, sources told Fastmarkets on Friday February 15.Fastmarkets' monthly price assessment for domestic grade E3 scrap in Italy was 270-290 ($306-327) per tonne delivered on Friday February 15, compared with 260-280 per tonne delivered in January."The upward trend in t...Read More

GERMANY FERROUS SCRAP: Domestic prices rise in February

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

German steelmakers have settled their monthly scrap contracts for February with an average price increase of 15-20 ($17-23) per tonne, reflecting the rise in the international market, sources told Fastmarkets on Friday February 15.Fastmarkets' monthly price assessment for domestic grade-E3 scrap in Germany was 265-285 ($299-321) per tonne delivered on February 15, up from 250-265 per tonne deliver...Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 15/02: Comex copper rebounds in final session

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Comex copper prices turned positive on Friday morning in the United States with improving trade talk optimism boosting the entire base metals space.The copper price for March settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rebounded 0.80 cents to $2.7820 per lb."We expect the global refined copper market to become tighter...Read More

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 15/02: Cobalt continues downward spiral despite Chambishi shutdown

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week. Read More

GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China lithium market, logistics resume; price unchanged post-holiday

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

China's domestic lithium spot market showed limited buying activity with prices unchanged in the first week after the Lunar New Year holiday, while transportation of lithium compounds has resumed and more market participants are due to return after the Lantern Festival next week.Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices static after the holiday on thin buying interest. Lithium hydroxide prices r...Read More

Trade log February 2019: Lithium

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Trade log for battery-grade lithium carbonate in China including trades, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets. Unless otherwise stated, all prices are per tonne on an ex-works China basis. Delivered prices are netted back. Fastmarkets prices Click here for Fastmarkets price assessment for lithium carbonate min 99.5% Li2CO3 battery grade, spot price range, ex-works China, yuan per tonne. Fa...Read More

TURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Prices rise despite limited demand

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Coated-steel prices in Turkey continued to increase in the week ending Friday February 15, despite demand being weak in both the domestic and export markets.High offer prices were stifling export activity, sources told Fastmarkets.Steel prices have been increasing globally because of rises in raw materials costs, which have been pushed up due to supply concerns after Vale'...Read More

TURKEY FLAT STEEL: Prices up, buying activity weakens

February 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Steel coil prices in Turkey increased again this week because of the rising cost of raw materials, alongside other global price increases.Local demand was also weaker than it was seven days earlier, sources told Fastmarkets on Friday February 15.Buyers placed orders last week because they had low stock levels, market participants said. However, they added that end-user demand was still not strong...Read More