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Base Metals Investing - Prices, Mining Stocks and News

Jan 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

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Base Metals Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2019-01-16 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)  BHP Billiton Ltd.BHP.AX33.06-0.290-0.88%32.7132.9128.1335.682,602,875158,286.0  Rio Tinto Ltd.RIO.AX80.00-0.580-0.73%79.2879.8269.4187.09240,444124,832.0  Anglo American plcAAL.L1,782.4012.6000.71%1,775.601,822.201,433.801,948.002,950,6213...Read More

Base Metals Historical Price Data

Jan 16, 2019 / 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

WEEKLY BASE METAL PREMIUMS REPORT 15/01

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

A summary of base metals premiums from across the globe for the week to Tuesday January 15.Please click...Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 15/01: LME base metals prices continue uptrend; zinc down 1.1%

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were predominantly higher at the close of trading on Tuesday January 15, with a continued uptrend in nickel and tin futures topping gains while zinc and lead prices edged lower. Supporting commodity investment, strong performances in both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index over the afternoon fueled positive risk sentiment despite...Read More

EXCLUSIVE: LME to launch discussion paper on warehouse rule changes; relaxing QBRC to 80 days

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

The London Metal Exchange will launch a discussion paper proposing changes to current warehouse rules, including relaxing queue-based rent capping (QBRC) to 80 days, chief executive officer Matthew Chamberlain said. Speaking to Fastmarkets MB, Chamberlain said the proposals for change have been driven by the warehouses and the paper will be reviewed by the LME warehousing committee before it goes...Read More

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: UG2 chrome ore index recovers on currency moves

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

UG2 chrome ore prices showed signs of improvement for the first time since October due to strengthening currencies in the week ended Friday January 11. UG2 prices tick up for the first time since OctoberChinese domestic ferro-chrome stalls, charge chrome inches lowerAlloy prices flat in Japan, South KoreaEuropean alloy prices under pressure UG2 chrome ore prices edged higher on Friday due to the...Read More

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Lower grade ore prices tumble under pressure from falling alloy prices in China

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

In China, the falling alloy market weighed on manganese ore prices, especially for lower-grade material, in the week ended Friday January 11, while the silico-manganese price in India increased. Price of 37% manganese ore, fob, falls by 35 cents per dmtuOre and alloy prices weaken in ChinaSilico-manganese price moves up in India, down in USAlloy prices in Europe unmoved78% FeMn market in US ticks...Read More

Vedanta's aluminium primary foundry alloy production to increase tenfold in 2019

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

India aluminium producer Vedanta is set to increase its primary foundry alloy and aluminium silicon t-ingot production from 30,000 to 300,000 tonnes by the end of 2019.Vedanta is increasing its output after it expanded its billet production between 2016 and 2018 from 100,000 tonnes to 450,000 tonnes in the time period.The expansion is part of an effort to grow production across the company's vario...Read More

Vedanta's aluminium primary foundry alloy production to increase tenfold in 2019

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

India aluminium producer Vedanta is set to increase its primary foundry alloy and aluminium silicon t-ingot production from 30,000 to 300,000 tonnes by the end of 2019.Vedanta is increasing its output after it expanded its billet production between 2016 and 2018 from 100,000 tonnes to 450,000 tonnes in the time period.The expansion is part of an effort to grow production across the company's vario...Read More

GLOBAL SILICON SNAPSHOT: Chinese market stagnant; prices edge up in Europe, but weaken in US

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ended Friday January 11.China The price for exported grade-553 silicon in China was unchanged for a sixth consecutive week amid thin inquiries. Some Chinese exporters had raised their offer prices due to the strengthening of the yuan against the dollar, but no deals were concluded in the week ended January 11. A...Read More

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Turkish scrap import prices steady in quiet market

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

The Turkish steel producers extended their absence from the deep-sea scrap markets on Tuesday January 15, while prices remained at their earlier levels, Fastmarkets has heard.Turkish mills booked some deep-sea cargoes last week from suppliers in the United States and the Baltic Sea region, at prices around $280 per tonne cfr for HMS 1&2 (80:20), to replenish their stock levels.Prices have remained...Read More

Vedanta's aluminium primary foundry alloy production to increase tenfold in 2019

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

India aluminium producer Vedanta is set to increase its primary foundry alloy and aluminium silicon t-ingot production from 30,000 to 300,000 tonnes by the end of 2019.Vedanta is increasing its output after it expanded its billet production between 2016 and 2018 from 100,000 tonnes to 450,000 tonnes in the time period.The expansion is part of an effort to grow production across the company's vario...Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 15/01: Comex copper prices recover on Chinese stimulus news

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Comex copper prices bounced-back on Tuesday morning in the US amid news of another round of Chinese monetary stimulus arriving soon.The copper price for March settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange gained $1.75 cents to $2.6525 per lb. "We are seeing very quiet conditions across the markets today; base metals are mostly higher on account of news of fresh Chinese...Read More

METALS MORNING VIEW 15/01: Monday's metal price weakness attracts dip-buying after China stimulates its economy

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were firmer across the board this morning, Tuesday January 15, with prices up by an average of 0.3%. Bargain hunting stepped in to take advantage of Monday's price weakness and markets received a confidence boost after China cut some taxes.The three-month copper price on the LME was up by 0.4% at $5,934 per tonne, nickel and lead prices w...Read More

GULF FLAT STEEL IMPORTS: Prices largely unchanged on continuing weak demand

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Flat steel import prices in the United Arab Emirates have been stable over the past week, with demand still weak, but in Saudi Arabia import prices for hot-rolled coil (HRC) fell, sources said on Tuesday January 15.Demand was subdued because stock levels in the UAE were already high and buyers have not started to place bookings in 2019, sources told Fastmarkets.UAEChina-origin HRC was on offer to...Read More

CHINA HRC: Export offers hold up despite domestic losses amid strong yuan

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

China's hot-rolled coil prices dropped on Tuesday January 15 on declining futures, though exporters maintained their high offers amid a stronger yuan.DomesticEastern China (Shanghai): 3,620-3,640 yuan ($535-538) per tonne, down 10 yuan per tonneNorthern China (Tianjin): 3,600-3,620 yuan per tonne, down 30 yuan per tonnePrices in the spot market dropped after a weakening of the futures market durin...Read More

China AM: Ferrous futures market loses strength

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

China's ferrous futures fell across the board during morning trading on Tuesday January 15 apart from the coke contract, which ended the session slightly higher.Futures closing prices - morning session Shanghai Futures Exchange May rebar: 3,523 yuan ($521) per tonne, down 27 yuan per tonneMay hot rolled coil: 3,411 yuan per tonne, down 27 yuan per tonne Dalian Commodity Exchange May iron ore: 509....Read More

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from January 15

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday January 15 that are worth another look.The London Metal Exchange will launch a discussion paper proposing changes to current warehouse rules, including relaxing queue-based rent capping to 80 days, chief executive officer Matthew Chamberlain said. Liberty Steel USA, a subsidiary of GFG Alliance, is considering exp...Read More

GULF STEEL BILLET, REBAR: Billet import prices fall, rebar stable

January 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

The import price for billet in the United Arab Emirates fell this week, with demand remaining poor, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday January 15.Domestic rebarLocal rebar producers in the UAE announced reduced prices on December 20 for material due to be shipped in January. The country's largest producer, Emirates Steel, was offering rebar at 1,899 dirhams ($517) per tonne, while Conares Steel w...Read More