Futures & Commodities Metals

  • SINGAPORE, April 22- Aluminum futures on the. Shanghai Futures Exchange rose to their highest. The most active aluminum contract on ShFE jumped to as high as 14,200 yuan a tonne, the highest since Oct. 31, after data on Friday showed that aluminum stocks in warehouses tracked by ShFE dropped to 665,067 tonnes, their lowest since November 2017.

  • SINGAPORE, April 22- Aluminium futures on the. Shanghai Futures Exchange rose on Monday to its. The most active aluminium contract on ShFE jumped to as high as 14,180 yuan a tonne, the highest since Oct. 31, after data on Friday showed that aluminium stocks in warehouses tracked by ShFE dropped to 665,067 tonnes, their lowest since November 2017.

  • SINGAPORE, April 22- Aluminum futures on the. Shanghai Futures Exchange rose on Monday to its. The most active aluminum contract on ShFE jumped to as high as 14,180 yuan a tonne, the highest since Oct. 31, after data on Friday showed that aluminum stocks in warehouses tracked by ShFE dropped to 665,067 tonnes, their lowest since November 2017.

  • SINGAPORE, April 22- The most active aluminium. Shanghai aluminium jumped to as high as 14,175 yuan a tonne, after data on Friday showed that aluminium stocks in warehouses tracked by ShFE dropped to 665,067 tonnes, their lowest weekly level since November 2017. *Shanghai copper was almost flat at 49,400 yuan a.

  • BEIJING, April 19- Shanghai copper prices drifter lower in morning session as the Good Friday holiday saw traders in Europe and parts of Asia sit out of the market, while the London Metal Exchange is closed until Tuesday. The metal nonetheless remains on course to end the week up 0.4 percent in Shanghai after positive macro data from top metals consumer China,...

  • LONDON, April 18- Is the London Metal Exchange's physical storage function in danger of slipping into the shadows? London tin traders have learnt to navigate the contract's liquidity gaps in terms of physical settlement, although it's getting harder judging by this week's events. Global usage in 2017 was 362,500 tonnes, most of it going into semi-conductor...

  • SANTIAGO, April 18- Chile's Cochilco state copper commission on Thursday held its estimate for the price of copper at $3.05 per pound, rising to $3.08 for 2020 on improving prospects for growth in China. Cochilco said production this year in Chile, the world's top copper producer, would increase 2.2 percent over 2018 to 5.96 million tonnes. Mining Minister Baldo...

  • April 18- U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for the first time in three weeks as production growth forecasts from shale, the country's largest oil fields, continue to shrink. U.S. crude oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by about 80,000 barrels per day in May to a record 8.46 million bpd, the U.S. Energy...

  • LONDON, April 18- Zinc prices sank to a one-month low on Thursday after inventories in London Metal Exchange warehouses climbed and weak manufacturing data in Europe took the shine off base metals. Base metals prices had jumped in the previous session after upbeat GDP data from top consumer China but fell on Thursday as the dollar rose and manufacturing...

  • LONDON, April 18- Zinc prices sank to a one-month low on Thursday after inventories in London Metal Exchange warehouses climbed and weak manufacturing data in Europe took the shine off base metals. Base metals had jumped in the previous session after upbeat GDP data from top consumer China but fell on Thursday as the dollar rose and manufacturing activity in...

  • BEIJING, April 18- Shanghai aluminum prices extended gains on Thursday after breaching the psychological 14,000 yuan a tonne barrier for the first time in four-and-a-half months overnight on an improved outlook for the metal in China. *OTHER METALS: Nickel fell sharply to its lowest in nearly two months in both London and Shanghai. Zinc dropped up to 1.5 percent...

  • BEIJING, April 18- Shanghai aluminium prices extended gains on Thursday after breaching the psychological 14,000 yuan a tonne barrier for the first time in four-and-a-half months overnight on an improved outlook for the metal in China. *OTHER METALS: Nickel fell sharply to its lowest in nearly two months in both London and Shanghai. Zinc dropped up to 1.5...

  • BEIJING, April 18- Shanghai aluminum prices breached the psychological 14,000 yuan a tonne barrier for the first time in four and a half months overnight and extended gains on Thursday on an improved outlook in top consumer China. *ALUMINIUM: The most traded aluminum contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange, for delivery in June, rose as much as 0.8 percent to...

  • BEIJING, April 18- Shanghai aluminium prices breached the psychological 14,000 yuan a tonne barrier for the first time in four and a half months overnight and extended gains on Thursday on an improved outlook in top consumer China. *ALUMINIUM: The most traded aluminium contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange, for delivery in June, rose as much as 0.8 percent to...

  • *Banks rally as China data lifts German bond yields. April 17- European shares eased from eight-month highs on Wednesday, weighed down by healthcare and mining stocks while investors looked past better-than-expected first-quarter economic growth in China. The positive China data spurred demand for auto stocks, the most among European sectors, as concerns...

  • *Shanghai aluminum prices up 2 pct so far in 2019. BEIJING, April 17- China's aluminum production fell 3.6 percent on a daily basis in March from the previous two months to its lowest rate since October, according to calculations based on official data, pressured by winter curbs on industry and low prices for the metal. Jackie Wang, an analyst at CRU in Beijing, said the...

  • *Shanghai aluminium prices up 2 pct so far in 2019. BEIJING, April 17- China's aluminium production fell 3.6 percent on a daily basis in March from the previous two months to its lowest rate since October, according to calculations based on official data, pressured by winter curbs on industry and low prices for the metal. Jackie Wang, an analyst at CRU in Beijing, said...

  • *Shanghai aluminum prices up more than 2 pct so far in 2019. BEIJING, April 17- China's aluminum production fell 3.6 percent on a daily basis in March from the previous two months to its lowest rate since October, according to calculations based on official data, pressured by winter curbs on industry and low prices for the metal. The world's top aluminum-producing...

  • *Shanghai aluminium prices up more than 2 pct so far in 2019. BEIJING, April 17- China's aluminium production fell 3.6 percent on a daily basis in March from the previous two months to its lowest rate since October, according to calculations based on official data, pressured by winter curbs on industry and low prices for the metal. The world's top...

  • *China Jan-March slaughtered hogs down 5.1 pct y/y at 188.42 mln heads- stats bureau. *China Jan-March crude oil throughput up 4.4 pct y/y at 155.37 mln tonnes- stats bureau. *China Jan-March crude steel output up 9.9 pct y/y at 231.07 mln tonnes- stats bureau.