Metals and Mining Aluminum Producers

  • *Tighter aluminum supply in China amid slow output from restarts. LONDON, Aug 19- Copper and other industrial metals slumped on Friday in low volumes, pressured by a firmer dollar together with retreating stock and oil markets. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 0.3 percent at $4,797 a tonne by 1015 GMT after rising 0.8 percent on Thursday and...

  • *Tighter aluminum supply in China amid slow output from restarts. MANILA, Aug 19- London aluminum futures held near their strongest level in 13 months on Friday, propped up by firm demand and tighter supply in top market China. Aluminum production among restarted aluminum smelters in China following production curbs last year has been slow, causing supply to...

  • MANILA, Aug 19- London aluminium futures held near their strongest level in 13 months on Friday on worries over tighter supply, while copper was headed for its first weekly gain in five. *Three-month aluminium on the London Metal Exchange was little changed at $1,681 a tonne by 0055 GMT, after hitting on Thursday its highest since July last year at $1,709 a tonne.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 9- A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of nationwide antitrust litigation accusing banks and commodity companies of conspiring to drive up aluminum prices by reducing supply, forcing them to overpay. By a 3-0 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said so-called commercial end users and consumer end users lacked...

  • Hartree Capital, Viant Commodities, state-owned China aluminum maker Chalco and mid-size Kyen Resources are among firms that have made fresh investments into metals in the past few months, with new hires from commodity trading houses like Swiss-based Gunvor and Noble. They follow in the footseps of Geneva- headquartered Zopco and London- based Concord...

  • LONDON, Aug 4- There will be few tears shed for Metro International Trade Services. The warehousing company has just been hit with a $10 million fine by the London Metal Exchange for its role in abetting the original load-out queue for aluminum in Detroit. So what exactly did Metro do to incur a $10 million public punishment?

  • LONDON, July 28- Stocks down, prices up. And although the price of London aluminium has risen 8.6 percent so far this year to a current $1,600 per tonne, no-one is getting too excited. And something similar is happening in the Shanghai aluminium market, where stocks have fallen even more sharply and the price has outperformed London with a year-to-date gain of over...

  • LONDON, July 28- Stocks down, prices up. And although the price of London aluminum has risen 8.6 percent so far this year to a current $1,600 per tonne, no-one is getting too excited. And something similar is happening in the Shanghai aluminum market, where stocks have fallen even more sharply and the price has outperformed London with a year-to-date gain of over 15...

  • Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro reported a rise in earnings in the second quarter due to rising prices and stronger demand for the metal.

  • Expect moderate market growth in Europe: Norsk Hydro CFO

    Eivind Kallevik, CFO of Norsk Hydro, discusses growing demand for aluminium and other metals in Europe and China.

  • *Q2 underlying EBIT NOK 1.62 bln vs poll NOK 1.42 bln. OSLO, July 21- Strengthening Chinese demand led Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminum producers, to raise its forecast for global aluminum demand growth this year to 4-5 percent as it reported forecast-beating earnings on Thursday. But prices have recovered somewhat recently: LME benchmark...

  • *Q2 underlying EBIT NOK 1.62 bln vs poll NOK 1.42 bln. OSLO, July 21- Strengthening Chinese demand led Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminium producers, to raise its forecast for global aluminium demand growth this year to 4-5 percent as it reported forecast-beating earnings on Thursday. But prices have recovered somewhat recently: LME benchmark...

  • LONDON, July 21- European shares were steady on Thursday, propped up by gains at consumer goods group Unilever and aluminum producer Norsk Hydro, although airline stocks slumped. The pan-European STOXX 600 index and the similar FTSEurofirst 300 were both flat, with many investors focusing on the European Central Bank's meeting later in the day, at which the ECB...

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    Alcoa's stock popped 3 percent after beating earnings estimates by six cents per share for its second quarter.

  • 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.

  • Three things to watch in Alcoa's earnings

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

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

  • China's aluminum market

    Oleg Mukhamedshin, deputy CEO of Rusal, talks about the impact of China's supply side reforms on aluminum production.

  • Rusal earnings hit by poor price environment

    Oleg Mukhamedshin, deputy CEO of Rusal, discusses the company's fourth quarter results which saw revenues fall as aluminum prices plunged.