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    Codelco’s 2017 Copper Premiums to Chinese and European Buyers to be Higher, SMM Expects

    (October 24, 10:49) Three trading sources said Codelco has slashed its 2017 physical copper premiums to around...

    Rising Costs Squeeze Profit at Chinese Aluminum Smelters, SMM Says

    (October 24, 3:21) Steadily rising alumina and coal prices have significantly added to costs at aluminum smel...

    Base Metals to Keep Diverging, SMM Says 

    (October 24, 2:44) Base metal prices on the SHFE are expected to keep diverging this week, Shanghai Metals Ma...

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    • Morgan Stanley joins LBMA Silver fix
    • CME Group nd Thomson Reuters announced that Morgan Stanley has joined the LBMA Silver Price as a new member. CME Group and Thomson Reuters operate the Silver Price.
    • Oct 21 2016
    • Preparing for Post-Election Social Unrest
    • The 2016 election year is bringing out the worst among some elements of society. From vandalism to physical assaults to large scale race riots to terrorist bombings and mall stabbings, social disorder
    • Oct 21 2016


    • India to come out with new Steel policy
    • The government of India is on a plan to bring out a new Steel policy in the country. The policy is aiming to ensure the growth of the Steel sector along with even growth in all the related sectors.
    • Oct 21 2016

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    Metal prices


    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 37400-37300 37350 -135 Oct 21
    YangShan Copper Premium 90-75 (USD/mt) 82.5 2.5 Oct 21
    Aluminum 13310-13270 13290 90 Oct 21
    Lead 15750-15600 15675 150 Oct 21
    Zinc 18430-18330 18380 20 Oct 21
    Tin 131000-130000 130500 1250 Oct 21
    Nickel 80100-79650 79875 -625 Oct 21

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