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    Copper Prices to See Bigger Volatility Next Week, SMM Expects

    (May 29, 3:50) Copper prices on the LME and SHFE will see greater volatility next week, SMM predicts.

    Tumbling Aluminum Inventories to Put Floor under Aluminum Prices, SMM Says

    (May 29, 3:18) Aluminum stocks in China’s major markets fell at a much faster pace, and this will lend...

    Nickel Futures to Remain Range-Bound Next Week, SMM Foresees

    (May 27, 12:56) LME nickel is expected to fluctuate between $8,250-8,650 yuan per tonne next week, SMM pre...

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    Copper 35970-35870 35920 280 May 26
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