» WEEK IN BRIEF: South32 flags charges; Samancor cutting staff; China’s copper market tightens; aluminium premiums contracts; Nyrstar results; S&P Glencore rating
05/02/16 17:42 from Base metals
Metal Bulletin reviews the key news stories from the past five days in the metal markets.

» Rolling LME/SHFE price report 05/02: Base metals down ahead of US jobs data
05/02/16 17:00 from Base metals
Welcome to the rolling base metals price report, tracking the Shanghai Futures Exchange and London Metal Exchange markets on Friday February 5.

» CURRENCY DEPRECIATION – COMMENT: Wide-ranging effects emerge for metals, financing and the trading world
05/02/16 16:55 from Base metals
Asia editor Shivani Singh sums up the effects of currency depreciation on trade flows and metals financing in an overview of our ten-article series.

» Nyrstar launches €274m rights offering
05/02/16 16:55 from Base metals
Belgian zinc producer Nyrstar has announced a €273,674,583 ($296 million) rights offering to be traded on 8-22 February.

» Asteroid metals the goal as Luxembourg helps US firms explore space mining
05/02/16 14:20 from Base metals
Mining asteroids for minerals and metals could become a reality sooner than expected, and the unlikely agent of this technological revolution is – the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

» PODCAST: Aluminium prices start year on a weak footing
05/02/16 13:30 from Base metals
In the February edition of the Asian aluminium premiums podcast series, Metal Bulletin looks at the factors that have affected prices so far this year, in the light of the rumour overdrive on stockpiling and the weakening cost curve.

» NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 05/02: Mining asset sales; copper market tightens; nickel premiums rise
05/02/16 12:00 from Base metals
The latest news from the metal markets to start the day in North America on Friday February 5.

» New year buying pushes nickel premiums higher in January
05/02/16 11:22 from Base metals
Nickel premiums picked up on an in-warehouse Rotterdam basis in January as buyers returned to the market and news of production cuts strengthened sentiment.

» HOTLINE: Market needs merchants; betting the shed on warehouse window; cash is king
05/02/16 11:05 from Base metals
Metal Bulletin journalists take a look at three of the biggest stories of the week in this new series.

» Copper producers see gloom lifting as tighter scrap markets, output cuts boost China sales
05/02/16 10:35 from Base metals
Following on from record-breaking China-bound sales in December, producers have enjoyed a similarly brisk start to 2016 as tightening scrap, blister and concentrates supply in China’s domestic market have bolstered demand for imported me...

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