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    Zinc Inventories in China Major Markets Decrease, SMM Reports

    (December 2, 12:39) Combined zinc inventories in Shanghai, Tianjin and Guangdong were down 2,200 to 223,000 to...

    China Zinc Concentrate TCs Slide Further, SMM Reports

    (December 2, 12:37) TCs of domestic zinc concentrate (50%) were traded at 3,800-4,200 yuan per tonne (zinc con...

    Zinc to See Range-Bound Trading Next Week, SMM Predicts

    (December 2, 12:35) LME zinc is expected to see range-bound trading and move between $2,680-2,780 per tonne ne...

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    • China Zinc Concentrate TCs Slide Further, SMM Reports
    • TCs of domestic zinc concentrate (50%) were traded at 3,800-4,200 yuan per tonne (zinc content) this past week, with trading below 4,000 yuan per tonne (zinc content) increasing, according to SMM data
    • Dec 2 2016

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    • HSBC trims Silver prices forecast for 2017
    • HSBC has trimmed its silver average prices forecast for next year to $18.75 an ounce from its previous outlook of $19.25 an ounce. The bank looks for $19.25 an ounce silver in 2018 and $19.50 an ounce
    • Dec 2 2016
    • Gold Down, Hits 10-Mo. Low; No Help From Rallying Oil
    • Gold prices ended the U.S. day session modestly lower Thursday and sunk to another 10-month low. The technical postures for both gold and silver markets remain solidly bearish. Fundamentally, traders
    • Dec 2 2016


    • Tangshan Spot Steel Billet prices gain RMB 50 a ton
    • It was a quiet end to the week after a roller coaster ride in the Chinese ferrous markets. The spot iron ore market, as well as the paper markets, had a day of very thin activity with most transaction
    • Dec 2 2016
    • Turkish Scrap imports from US plunge during Jan-Oct
    • Turkish Scrap imports from United States plunged by 9.13 percent to 2,687,575 metric tons during January to October this year, as compared to 2,957,631 a year early, as per the latest figures from the
    • Dec 2 2016
    • Mike Marley’s Shredded Power #73
    • Scrap dealers are looking to cap the year with a big bang, but they are not talking about fireworks to celebrate the arrival of 2017 or the birth of a new universe. Instead, many are expecting as much
    • Dec 2 2016

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    • Baltic Dry Index hits best in nearly two years
    • The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities gained further by 26 points on Friday driven by sharp increase in cape, panamax and supramax rates. 
    • Nov 21 2016


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    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 46850-46620 46735 795 Dec 01
    YangShan Copper Premium 75-60 (USD/mt) 67.5 0 Dec 01
    Aluminum 13970-13930 13950 -90 Dec 01
    Lead 21150-21000 21075 -250 Dec 01
    Zinc 22870-22770 22820 -60 Dec 01
    Tin 145000-142500 143750 0 Dec 01
    Nickel 91000-90600 90800 -525 Dec 01

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