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Base Metals Investing - Prices, Mining Stocks and News

Feb 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

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Base Metals Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2020-02-28 / Staff reporter

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Base Metals Historical Price Data

Feb 28, 2020 / FocusEconomics

2015  2016  2017  2018  2019  Aluminium1663.69  1604.6  1968.4  2107.64  1794.37  Alumina377.2  310.14  348.34292307692  472.02134615385  333.93521072797  Copper5508.57  4871.3  6171.78  6527.31  6008.57 &...Read More

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 27

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday February 27 that are worth another look.A vessel contracted by Brazil-based miner Vale is grounded off the coast of the country's north-eastern Maranho state, having suffered damage after leaving the Ponta da Madeira Maritime Terminal earlier this week.Growing Chinese copper output and an imbalance in trade terms between China and...Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 27/02: LME zinc price falls further amid low turnover; aluminium stays below $1,700

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

The London Metal Exchange three-month zinc price trended lower over the course of Thursday February 27, briefly touching an intraday high of $2,057 per tonne before falling to a closing price of $2,012 per tonne amid a turnover of fewer than 10,000 lots.The forward spreads remained favorable for holding onto the galvanizing metal, with the benchmark cash-to-three-month spread recently trading in a...Read More

INTL COPPER CONF: Europe copper industry wary of growing Chinese dominance

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Growing Chinese copper output and an imbalance in trade terms between China and the west have led to a rising need for the European copper industry to guard its interests, panelists at Fastmarkets' International Copper Conference in Amsterdam said on Thursday February 27."It's difficult to say [European copper market participants] don't have to worry," chief metal officer Marco Calamia from one of...Read More

INTL COPPER CONF: Europe copper industry wary of growing Chinese dominance

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Growing Chinese copper output and an imbalance in trade terms between China and the west have led to a rising need for the European copper industry to guard its interests, panelists at Fastmarkets' International Copper Conference in Amsterdam said on Thursday February 27."It's difficult to say [European copper market participants] don't have to worry," chief metal officer Marco Calamia from one of...Read More

FOCUS: Coronavirus-linked tight cashflow, weak demand push China's SiMn price lower

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

The Chinese domestic price for silico-manganese has drifted downward significantly in recent assessments because some alloy smelters reduced their offer prices to attract buying interest and generate cash amid the sluggish demand circumstances created by the outbreak of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus, market participants have told Fastmarkets.Fastmarkets' latest assessment of the price of silico-mangan...Read More

CHINA TUNGSTEN SNAPSHOT: Tungsten concentrate climbs on tight supply

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Key data from the Wednesday February 26 pricing session in Shanghai.Key drivers: Supply shortage in tungsten concentrate market prompted higher offers, though no deals were concluded. Some concentration plants...Read More

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 27

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday February 27 that are worth another look.A vessel contracted by Brazil-based miner Vale is grounded off the coast of the country's north-eastern Maranho state, having suffered damage after leaving the Ponta da Madeira Maritime Terminal earlier this week.Growing Chinese copper output and an imbalance in trade terms between China and...Read More

Cobalt hydroxide payables stop short of 70% as coronavirus clouds outlook

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Cobalt hydroxide payables have stabilized over the past week, with buyers taking a more hesitant approach to restocking against an uncertain backdrop for cobalt consumption and prices in the coming months. Fastmarkets' cobalt hydroxide payable indicator, min 30% Co, cif China was unchanged at 67-69.5% of the standard-grade cobalt price (low-end) on February 26. Payables had been rising steadily si...Read More

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Mills stay away from deep-sea bookings, prices flat

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Turkish steel mills have continued to stay away from the deep-sea scrap markets to try to keep pressure on prices, sources said on Thursday February 27.After a buying spree in the past three weeks, the mills stopped their deep-sea purchases at the beginning of this week.The mills were very active in the deep-sea scrap markets in the period from February 4-24, booking at least 22 cargoes totaling m...Read More

INTL COPPER CONF: Europe copper industry wary of growing Chinese dominance

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Growing Chinese copper output and an imbalance in trade terms between China and the west have led to a rising need for the European copper industry to guard its interests, panelists at Fastmarkets' International Copper Conference in Amsterdam said on Thursday February 27."It's difficult to say [European copper market participants] don't have to worry," chief metal officer Marco Calamia from one of...Read More

Japan ferrous scrap offer prices rise again but buyers hold firm

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Japanese ferrous scrap export transaction prices were unchanged over the week to February 26 despite a rise in offer prices from most sellers, market sources told Fastmarkets.A rise in container freights - amid a shortage of containers - increased demand for unusual bulk scrap bookings over the week in Asian countries including India and Pakistan, while a similar pattern emerged in Taiwan, with gr...Read More

COBALT SNAPSHOT: Metal prices consolidate above $17 per lb

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Key data from the February 27 pricing session in London. Key drivers:  Spot market reportedly tight, especially for alloy-grade units, with material held in tight hands. Spot activity has been reasonably thin while market awaits greater clarity on the economic and demand impact of...Read More

Cobalt hydroxide payables stop short of 70% as coronavirus clouds outlook

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Cobalt hydroxide payables have stabilized over the past week, with buyers taking a more hesitant approach to restocking against an uncertain backdrop for cobalt consumption and prices in the coming months. Fastmarkets' cobalt hydroxide payable indicator, min 30% Co, cif China was unchanged at 67-69.5% of the standard-grade cobalt price (low-end) on February 26. Payables had been rising steadily si...Read More

China-origin battery raw materials shipments to S Korea, Japan so far unaffected by coronavirus but participants remain wary

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Deliveries of battery raw materials from Chinese producers to consumers in South Korea and Japan are continuing as usual despite a recent surge in the number of people infected by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the latter two countries, Fastmarkets understands. Major exporters of battery precursor materials in China told Fastmarkets this week that they have not been requested by their custom...Read More

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 27

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday February 27 that are worth another look.A vessel contracted by Brazil-based miner Vale is grounded off the coast of the country's north-eastern Maranho state, having suffered damage after leaving the Ponta da Madeira Maritime Terminal earlier this week.Growing Chinese copper output and an imbalance in trade terms between China and...Read More

EUROPE HRC: Domestic prices inch up on long lead times, lack of imports

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

Domestic prices for hot-rolled coil in Northern Europe inched up day on day on Thursday February 27, supported by long delivery times for domestic material and a lack of import offers, sources told Fastmarkets.Fastmarkets' daily steel hot-rolled coil index, domestic, ex-works Northern Europe, was 484.38 ($526.85) per tonne on February 27, up by 0.67 per tonne day on day from 483.71 per tonne on Fe...Read More

FOCUS: Coronavirus-linked tight cashflow, weak demand push China's SiMn price lower

February 28, 2020 / Staff reporter

The Chinese domestic price for silico-manganese has drifted downward significantly in recent assessments because some alloy smelters reduced their offer prices to attract buying interest and generate cash amid the sluggish demand circumstances created by the outbreak of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus, market participants have told Fastmarkets.Fastmarkets' latest assessment of the price of silico-mangan...Read More