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    Cautious Trading Advised in Base Metal, SMM Says

    (January 19, 1:51) Investors are advised to take cautious trading attitude in base metals market, Shanghai Me...

    Philippines Revokes Environmental Permits for Four More Miners

    (January 19, 1:50) Latest news from Manila that the Philippines has canceled environmental permits for four m...

    Zinc to Face Great Pressure before Chinese New Year Holiday, SMM Says

    (January 18, 11:13) Nonferrous metals plummeted across the board January 17, with zinc leading price declines....

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    • SHFE 1703 Zinc Closes with Gains (2017-1-18)
    • SHFE 1703 zinc rose to RMB 22,540/mt after opening today and reached RMB 22,595/mt. With exit of longs, SHFE 1703 zinc fell to RMB 22,450/mt and closed at RMB 22,395/mt, up RMB 25/mt or 0.11%.
    • Jan 18 2017

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    • Softer Dollar, Trump comments underpin Gold
    • Gold is sharply higher on the back of a weaker U.S. dollar, said INTL FCStone. The precious metal may also be getting a bid as more of (U.S. President-elect) Donald Trump's unsettling policy pronounce
    • Jan 18 2017
    • The Trump Transition and the US Dollar
    • The countdown continues, as now only three days remain until Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States. Although there continues to be many uncertainties as to what this new adminis
    • Jan 18 2017

    Steel

    • ASEAN HRC Steel import prices fall to $511 a ton
    • ASEAN hot rolled cold (HRC) steel import prices (CFR ASEAN port) fell by $3 a ton to $511 a ton during the week ended January 06, as per the latest figures released by The Steel Index.
    • Jan 18 2017
    • Oil down on output cut doubts
    • Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Thursday on news that key crude exporters, including Saudi Arabia and Russia, were cutting production.
    • Jan 18 2017

    Scraps Secondary

    • Oil down on output cut doubts
    • Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Thursday on news that key crude exporters, including Saudi Arabia and Russia, were cutting production.
    • Jan 18 2017

    Rare earth

    • Oil down on output cut doubts
    • Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Thursday on news that key crude exporters, including Saudi Arabia and Russia, were cutting production.
    • Jan 18 2017

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    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 47300-46400 46850 -825 Jan 17
    YangShan Copper Premium 65-50 (USD/mt) 57.5 0 Jan 17
    Aluminum 13220-13180 13200 -10 Jan 17
    Lead 18550-18400 18475 -200 Jan 17
    Zinc 22260-22160 22210 -640 Jan 17
    Tin 152000-149500 150750 -750 Jan 17
    Nickel 85400-84000 84700 -1025 Jan 17

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