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Base Metals Investing - Prices, Mining Stocks and News

Jan 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

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Base Metals Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2020-01-21 / Staff reporter

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Base Metals Historical Price Data

Jan 21, 2020 / FocusEconomics

Note:Aluminium prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Alumina prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Copper prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Nickel prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Lead prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Zinc prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Tin prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Iron ore prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Steel (USA) prices in USD per metric ton (mt).Steel (Europe) prices...Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 20/01: LME nickel price settles above $14,000 despite thin turnover

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

The three-month nickel price on the London Metal Exchange was higher at the close of trading on Monday January 20, back above the $14,000 per tonne threshold against the lowest turnover since December 24 last year.In contrast, lead futures edged lower against a similar absence of liquidity.Nickel's outright price on the LME closed at $14,025 per tonne on Monday afternoon, back above nearby resista...Read More

NEWSBREAK: China renames copper renewable materials under five categories; ali gets three [UPDATED]

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

The Chinese government published the long-awaited non-ferrous scrap metal renaming criterion on its website late on Friday January 17. This is the latest policy adopted by the world's biggest scrap metal importer. Copper scrap, of copper content ranging 94-99.9% and meeting certain impurities thresholds, will be renamed under five categories of renewable materials. Below is a table translated and...Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 20/01: LME lead price breaches $2,000/t; nickel inflows persist

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

The three-month lead price on the London Metal Exchange climbed by 0.5% during morning trading on Monday January 20, briefly breaching the $2,000 per tonne mark, while continued inflows of nickel have prompted minimal price reaction. Lead's outright price on the LME rose above $2,000 per tonne during morning trading before dipping back below the key resistance level to $1,985 per tonne. Trading vo...Read More

Samancor explores restructuring, job cuts amid 'drastic' chrome price decline

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Samancor Chrome has provisionally decided to restructure its mining and smelting operations in a move that will reduce staff and production levels due to the deteriorating chrome markets and rising power costs, Fastmarkets has learned. South Africa's largest ferro-chrome producer wrote to employees and unions on Friday January 17, in letters seen by Fastmarkets, warning that it had made the provis...Read More

UG2 chrome ore prices in China tick up on stronger yuan; some suppliers hold off for further gains

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

UG2 chrome ore prices continued to rise in the week to Friday January 17 after sellers reported higher bids due to a stronger yuan and market sources are eyeing stronger demand after the Chinese New Year holiday (January 24-30). Fastmarkets' chrome ore South Africa UG2 concentrates index basis 42%, cif China edged up by $1 or 0.7% to $136 per tonne on Friday from $135 per tonne in the previous wee...Read More

FREE WEB SEMINAR: The evolution of the alumina market and key drivers

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Fastmarkets will host a free web seminar on Wednesday February 26 at 10am London time, to discuss the current trends for alumina and the evolution of its pricing.Benchmark alumina prices have been static below $280 per tonne for the past month, with Chinese demand underpinning the market. Register here to join the webinar. Date Wednesday February 26, 2020Time 10am London timeJoin our market expert...Read More

GLOBAL ANTIMONY SNAPSHOT: Chinese price gains momentum; weakened European prices unable to follow suit

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia and Europe in the week to Friday January 17.ChinaKey drivers The price of antimony, MMTA standard grade II, ddp China, gained some upward momentum in the latest assessment period, ending Wednesday January 15, after many suppliers raised their offer prices amid a growing number of inquiries.Several antimony consumers, who had maintained low inventorie...Read More

GLOBAL SILICON SNAPSHOT: Silicon 4-4-1 prices up on yuan strength, higher producer offers

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the rest of the world for the week ended January 17.ChinaKey drivers Export price for silicon increased by 1.3% week on week amid higher offer prices in the market.Overseas inquiries picked up. Exporters, on average, raised their prices by $20-30 per tonne given the appreciation of the yuan and tight spot supply. There were no deals...Read More

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Market awaits more deals to set clear price level

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import markets remained quiet at the beginning of the week, following the sharp price decline that was seen late last week, sources said on Monday January 20.A steel mill in the Izmir region booked a US cargo of 35,000 tonnes of HMS 1&2 (95:5) at $295 per tonne cfr late on January 15.This would have put the HMS 1&2 (80:20) price at $288 per tonne, compared with a previou...Read More

WEEKLY SCRAP WRAP: Global prices continue to fall with downturn in Turkish market

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Ferrous scrap prices in the global markets continued to weaken during the week ended Friday January 17, following the sharp decline in the Turkish market.Turkish prices decline sharply with fresh US tradeUnited States East Coast prices down; West Coast to followPrices in Taiwan and Vietnam fall steadily on soft demandInternational downturn drags down Indian pricesTurkeyPrices for ferrous scrap imp...Read More

NEWSBREAK: China renames copper renewable materials under five categories; ali gets three [UPDATED]

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

The Chinese government published the long-awaited non-ferrous scrap metal renaming criterion on its website late on Friday January 17. This is the latest policy adopted by the world's biggest scrap metal importer. Copper scrap, of copper content ranging 94-99.9% and meeting certain impurities thresholds, will be renamed under five categories of renewable materials. Below is a table translated and...Read More

MORNING VIEW: Markets firmer but quiet ahead of Lunar New Year break

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Broader markets were generally firmer but quiet on Monday January 20, with equities in Asia mainly stronger, as were the base metals, while gold was holding up in high ground.Equities in Asia are consolidating recent gains, but multi-year highs in many regional equity indices suggests sentiment is bullish overall. Markets quiet ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays, which start on Friday in China....Read More

Orocobre sets two lithium contracts with pricing formula

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Argentinian lithium miner Orocobre has signed two contracts for lithium sales linked to a pricing mechanism for delivery over the next three years.The contracts, for the supply a combined 10,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate to two Chinese cathode manufacturers, follow a trend of companies looking at pricing mechanisms to hedge their risk against price volatility.Lithium carbonate prices have gone d...Read More

EUROPE HRC: Transaction prices begin upswing in the north

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Domestic prices for hot-rolled coil in Northern Europe have increased with support from good demand and a lack of competitive import offers, sources told Fastmarkets on Monday January 20.Fastmarkets' daily steel hot-rolled coil index, domestic, ex-works Northern Europe, rose to 449.48 ($498.39) per tonne on January 20, up by 5.70 per tonne from 443.78 per tonne on January 17.The index was based on...Read More

China's steel capacity utilization rate above 80% in Q4

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

China's steel refining and rerolling industry's capacity utilization rate was 80.2% in the fourth quarter of 2019, above the national industrial average of 77.5%, according to figures from the country's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released on Friday January 17.The country's industrial capacity utilization rate of 77.5% was 1.5 percentage points higher than the corresponding period a year e...Read More

ASIA HRC: Prices flat, but post-holiday upside expected

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

Prices in Asia's hot-rolled coil market are poised for more upticks immediately after the Lunar New Year holiday, according to industry sources."There is a sense of tightness in HRC supply in Asia, especially with fewer cargoes heading to the region from March and April," a source at a major re-roller in Vietnam said.This is largely due to an expected decrease in shipments from Indian steelmakers...Read More

AT A GLANCE: NLMK 2019 steel output down 10% on major repairs, sales down 3%

January 21, 2020 / Staff reporter

A summary of the financial results for Russia's largest steelmaker, Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK), for both the fourth quarter of 2019 and the full year.In briefOutput and sales over the full year of 2019 were both affected by the major works being carried out on the company's blast furnace at Lipetsk, but these began to recover in the fourth quarter once the work was completed.Full year 2019 Steel out...Read More