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Base Metals Investing - Prices, Mining Stocks and News

Sep 22, 2018 / Staff reporter

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Base Metals Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2018-09-22 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)  BHP Billiton Ltd.BHP.AX32.770.8102.47%33.1533.5825.5435.2913,982,374168,294.0  Rio Tinto Ltd.RIO.AX78.101.3901.78%78.9080.0065.3887.094,228,371128,212.0  Vale S.A.VALE9.970.1401.40%9.8610.187.0011.7217,791,10970,952.8  Southern C...Read More

Base Metals Historical Price Data

Sep 22, 2018 / FocusEconomics

2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  Aluminium2020.88  1845.86  1867.48  1663.69  1604.6  Alumina433.69  426.39  421.3  387.42  320.71  Copper7954.23  7330.44  6863.26  5508.57  4871.3  Nickel17522.38 &...Read More

Record Close in The Dow Pressures Risk-On Asset Class

Sep 21 2018 7:03PM / Kitco Commentary

Gaining 82 points on the day resulted in the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at a new record high of 26,743.50. This is the second consecutive day in which the Dow traded to a new all-time high. This strong risk-on market sentiment coupled with dollar strength put tremendous downside pressure on gold pricing today. Gold futures basis the most active (December 2018) Comex contract closed down...Read More

Paulson launches alliance to seek better returns in gold sector

Sep 21 2018 3:24PM / Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - Long-time gold bull John Paulson followed through on Friday on a pledge made last year to team up with other gold investors in an effort to work with management of companies in the gold sector to improve returns, according to the group, called the Shareholders Gold Council.The coalition, launched by Paulson's U.S. hedge fund Paulson & Co, will issue analyst reports and enga...Read More

Bullish Or Bearish: Gold's Next Trend Is Up To The Fed

Sep 21 2018 12:38PM / Kitco News

(Kitco News) - In what has been a familiar theme for the gold market, its next trend could be determined in a single day next week, depending on what the Federal Reserve says on future monetary policy.The gold market has been stuck in neutral around the critical psychological level at $1,200 an ounce for the last five weeks ahead of an all-but-guaranteed 25 basis-point interest rate hike. Comex De...Read More

Gold Expected To Gain Some Luster After Fed

Sep 21 2018 11:14AM / Kitco News

(Kitco News) - Wall Street and Main Street both look for gold prices to rise next week, based on the weekly Kitco News gold survey.The U.S. Federal Open Market Committee meeting is widely expected to hike interest rates another 25 basis points next week. But that hasn’t deterred analysts, who suggest this is already factored into prices.Eighteen market professionals took part in the Wall Str...Read More

Gold Extends Early Losses As USDX Moves To Daily High

Sep 21 2018 9:50AM / Kitco News

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are solidly lower and back below the key $1,200.00 level in late-morning action Friday. The yellow metal added to early losses when the U.S. dollar index moved up to its session high and is presently holding decent gains. Scant risk aversion in the marketplace and an overall bearish chart posture are bearish elements that continue to work against gold. December gold was...Read More

Gold Prices Remain Down Following Mix Preliminary U.S. PMI Data

Sep 21 2018 9:50AM / Kitco News

(Kitco News) - The gold market is off its daily lows but remains under pressure following preliminary mixed manufacturing and service sector sentiment data.Friday, research firm IHS Markit said in its latest flash U.S. manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index for September dropped to a reading of 52.9 compared to August's reading of 54.7. Consensus forecasts showed economists were forecasting a rea...Read More

Goldman Trims Gold Forecast But Sees Prices Rising

Sep 21 2018 9:17AM / Kitco News

(Kitco News) - Goldman Sachs looks for gold prices to be at $1,250 a troy ounce in three months and $1,325 a year from now, the investment bank said in a research report late Thursday.The updated three-, six- and 12-month forecasts average around $100 lower compared to the bank’s previous outlook as the gold market has been in a sharp downtrend since mid-April, although sideways in recent we...Read More

Standard Chartered Sees Gold Rising After FOMC Meeting

Sep 21 2018 9:04AM / Kitco News

U.S. rate hike of 25 basis points. “Alongside the move in U.S. Treasuries, gold prices tend to come under pressure ahead of a rate hike, and rebound after,” Standard says. “But perhaps more importantly, the market has entered a seasonally strong period for demand. Buying in India has picked up amid lower prices and jewelers have restocked; festival-related purchasing should add t...Read More

Bitcoin Daily Chart Alert - Prices Pop Friday - Sep 21

Sep 21 2018 8:08AM / Kitco News

Editor's Note: Welcome to Kitco's new Bitcoin Daily Technical Alert. Every trading day veteran Kitco technical analyst Jim Wyckoff will provide you with a concise and easy-to-understand near-term technical brief on Bitcoin. Importantly, Jim will glean the short-term charts and technical studies, and then alert you to the signals he sees regarding upcoming potential bigger price moves or price tren...Read More

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 21/09: Base metals mostly rebound; LME Week 2018 schedule of events; Wide scrap-steel price spread may not last, Stemcor CEO says

September 21, 2018 / Kirk Maltais

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Friday September 21.Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange edged mostly higher at the close of business on Thursday September 20 but the complex lacked fresh directional news. Read more in our live futures report.Here are how prices looked at the close of trading:LME Week 2018, the largest annual gathering of metals and mining figu...Read More

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 21/09: Base metals mostly rebound; LME Week 2018 schedule of events; Wide scrap-steel price spread may not last, Stemcor CEO says

September 21, 2018 / Kirk Maltais

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Friday September 21.Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange edged mostly higher at the close of business on Thursday September 20 but the complex lacked fresh directional news. Read more in our live futures report.Here are how prices looked at the close of trading:LME Week 2018, the largest annual gathering of metals and mining figu...Read More

Global aluminium scrap overhang pushes European market into freefall

September 21, 2018 / Justin Yang

Aluminium scrap prices in Europe fell to their lowest in several years , with a supply overhang continuing to batter the market.Escalations in the trade war between the United States and China as well as tightening environmental regulations in China have diverted significant volumes of scrap into other markets, including Europe, pressuring scrap prices to record lows.The price of floated frag in E...Read More

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 21/09: Lithium carbonate prices hit again by thin buying, cheap producer offers

September 21, 2018 / Charlotte Radford

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

PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to launch a duty-free nickel briquette cif Shanghai premium

September 21, 2018 / Violet Li

Metal Bulletin proposes to launch a premium assessment for duty-free nickel briquette cif Shanghai.Nickel briquette - a key feedstock for stainless steel making as well as for nickel sulfate, for which use is growing in the electrical vehicles (EV) sector - is largely consumed in China. With demand expected to grow in China in the coming years because of the EV boom, market liquidity for nickel br...Read More

TIMELINE: Why is ferro-vanadium trading above $100/kg?

September 21, 2018 / Charlotte Radford

With ferro-vanadium trading at a 13-year high in Europe, Metal Bulletin looks back at some of the key events that have set the scene for prices to more than double so far in 2018.April 2015 Evraz Highveld Steel & Vanadium and its Mapochs Mine subsidiary enter business rescue proceedings, ultimately taking nearly 4,000 tonnes per year (tpy) of vanadium out of the market.November 2015 Ferro-van...Read More

Antofagasta set to begin molybdenum extraction at Minera Centinela

September 21, 2018 / Cristina Belda

Copper mining group Antofagasta Minerals will start to extract molybdenum at its Centinela Mine in Chile from next year, with production ramping up to 2.000 tonnes in 2019, the company announced earlier this month.The Centinela operation was formed in 2014 from the merger of the Esperanza and El Tesoro mining companies. Centinela mines sulfide and oxide deposits 1,350km north of Santiago in the An...Read More

TIMELINE: Why is ferro-vanadium trading above $100/kg?

September 21, 2018 / Charlotte Radford

With ferro-vanadium trading at a 13-year high in Europe, Metal Bulletin looks back at some of the key events that have set the scene for prices to more than double so far in 2018.April 2015 Evraz Highveld Steel & Vanadium and its Mapochs Mine subsidiary enter business rescue proceedings, ultimately taking nearly 4,000 tonnes per year (tpy) of vanadium out of the market.November 2015 Ferro-van...Read More