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  • China's impact on metal producers

    Eivind Kallevik, CFO of Norsk Hydro, says governments need to level the playing field between European and Chinese metal and steel producers.

  • Norsk Hydro profits beat analyst expectations

    Eivind Kallevik, CFO of Norsk Hydro, discusses the company's first-quarter earnings and the market for aluminum.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 27-- If there is a common theme emerging from the recent strong gains in commodity prices, it's that the extent of the rally isn't justified by fundamentals and is therefore largely speculative. Aluminium on the Shanghai Futures Exchange has jumped about 17.6 percent since the start of the year to Tuesday's close of 12,840 yuan a...

  • MANILA, April 25- Shanghai aluminium futures jumped to their highest level in nearly 10 months on Monday, tracking gains on the London Metal Exchange amid optimism about a demand pick-up up in top consumer China. While demand is recovering, restarts among aluminium smelters in China after production curbs last year had been slow, tightening supply.

  • MANILA, April 25- Shanghai aluminum futures jumped to their highest level in nearly 10 months on Monday, tracking gains on the London Metal Exchange amid optimism about a demand pick-up up in top consumer China. While demand is recovering, restarts among aluminum smelters in China after production curbs last year had been slow, tightening supply.

  • LONDON, April 22- Copper and aluminum held steady on Friday, near their highs touched in the previous session, but many analysts were wary that prices were stretched and could be due a correction lower as demand was still patchy. Aluminum touched its highest seven months on Thursday and copper hit a four-week peak, partly on optimism about an economic rebound in...

  • *Copper targeting $5,140- $5,350- consultant. "I think there's some restocking coming through in China based on some stability in the economy and generally we're seeing some risk appetite coming back. There's a certain warming towards commodities in general, "said Robin Bhar, head of metals research at Societe Generale in London.

  • "I think there's some restocking coming through in China based on some stability in the economy and generally we're seeing some risk appetite coming back. There's a certain warming towards commodities in general, "said Robin Bhar, head of metals research at Societe Generale in London. Three month aluminum on the London Metal Exchange had risen 0.9 percent to...

  • LONDON, April 18- "Today we have signed an agreement with China to eliminate export subsidies that the United States challenged because they are prohibited under WTO rules." So said United States Trade Representative Michael Froman in announcing last week's deal with China to end what Froman described as a "massive and complex export subsidy progam".

  • NEW YORK, April 18- The United Steelworkers said on Monday it has filed a complaint with U.S. regulators seeking to stem what it called a "flood" of aluminum imports that have damaged U.S. producers and threatened jobs. The aluminum workers' union said in a statement it has filed a petition under Section 201 of U.S. trade law urging the government to take measures,...

  • LONDON, April 18- "Today we have signed an agreement with China to eliminate export subsidies that the United States challenged because they are prohibited under WTO rules." So said United States Trade Representative Michael Froman in announcing last week's deal with China to end what Froman described as a "massive and complex export subsidy progam.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- China's bold deal to ditch its disputed export tax rebates on some niche aluminum and steel products could flood the saturated global market, as producers scramble to sell excess metal ahead of the changes, prolonging the industry's pain, traders said. To ease trade friction with Washington, Beijing agreed on Thursday to scrap a program that...

  • LONDON, April 13- Aluminum prices hit their highest levels in a month and copper also gained on Wednesday after Chinese trade data eased concerns about demand in the biggest metals consumer, prompting some investors to shift to commodities. China's exports in March returned to growth for the first time in nine months, adding to further signs of stabilization in...

  • CHICAGO, April 11- Metals company Alcoa Inc on Monday reported a lower quarterly profit, with results hurt by low commodity prices, the strong U.S. dollar and plant closures or divestments, but the company's top executive said he expected aluminum demand to grow faster than supply this year. Alcoa also lowered its 2016 outlook for global sales in the aerospace...

  • CHICAGO, April 11- Metals company Alcoa Inc on Monday reported a lower quarterly profit, with results hurt by low alumina and aluminum prices, the strong U.S. dollar and plant closures or divestments. The New York- based company posted a first-quarter net profit of $16 million or 0 cents per share, down from $195 million or 15 cents per share a year earlier.

  • Three things to watch in Alcoa's earnings

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy provides a preview of Alcoa's quarterly results.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, April 8- Malaysia will extend its ban on bauxite mining by another three months, effective April 15, in order to clear stockpiles and remove the risk of the aluminium-making ingredient contaminating the country's rivers, the environment minister said on Friday. While lower output at the world's top exporter of bauxite threatens to interrupt...

  • Cramer's Stop Trading: Buy Alcoa now

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching Alcoa.

  • *Analysts say aim of probe is to curb China exports. *China metal producers have been turning abroad as economy slows. April 6- The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched an investigation into the U.S. aluminum industry and the global trade in the metal, a move that analysts said was aimed at staunching a steady flow of exports from...

  • LONDON, March 29- Copper dipped on Tuesday as the dollar strengthened ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on interest rate policy and as investors locked in gains from last week's rally. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was untraded in official rings but bid down 1 percent at $4,910 a tonne, having hit a two-week low of $4,880 a...