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Base Metals Stocks List | Base Metals Mining Companies Listed in All Countries (2021)

2021-11-20 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)  BHP Billiton Ltd.BHP.AX37.46-0.970-2.59%36.3536.8235.5654.558,108,687169,919.1  Rio Tinto Ltd.RIO.AX91.84-1.500-1.63%90.2290.8587.28137.33656,267134,550.2  Vale S.A.VALE12.55-0.220-1.75%12.3212.5911.5923.1815,089,45277,499.9  Ang...Read More

Base Metals Historical Price Data

Nov 20, 2021 / FocusEconomics

2015  2016  2017  2018  2019  Aluminium1663.69  1604.6  1968.4  2107.64  1794.37  Alumina377.2  310.14  348.34292307692  472.02134615385  333.93521072797  Copper5508.57  4871.3  6171.78  6527.31  6008.57 &...Read More

Aluminium billet premiums stable globally; eyes on Q1

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Aluminium billet premiums were steady across the globe on Friday November 19, remaining close to all-time highs.EuropeEuropean billet premiums are unchanged this week at record highs but liquidity is low, with most buyers covered until the end of the year.Fastmarkets assessed the aluminium 6063 extrusion billet premium, ddp North Germany (Ruhr region) at $1,450-1,500 per tonne on November 19, unch...Read More

LME base metals prices mixed at week's end; aluminium, nickel, copper all up

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mixed, but largely up at the 5pm close on Friday November 19, after a week of choppy trading."We seem to be following a similar pattern to last week," Marex LME desk analyst Alastair Munro said."Macro-inspired weakness during the first part of the week has given way to a bout of short-covering [activity] into the weekend," he added.The three-mon...Read More

Spot copper TC/RCs edge down; minimal spot activity, focusing on 2022 talks

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Fastmarkets' copper concentrate treatment charge/refining charge (TC/RC) indices edged down slightly in the week to Friday November 19. Spot activity was thin, with the market still focusing on 2022 contract negotiations; no number for benchmark charges has...Read More

Vanadium prices up in latest deals, European manganese flake prices down as supply improves

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

An overview of the new energy materials markets and their price moves in the week to Friday November 19.Susan Zou, Yingchi Yang and...Read More

Chinese ferro-silicon prices in freefall on weak demand

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Key data from Fastmarkets' pricing sessions in China, Europe and the United States on Friday November 19.ChinaWeaker downstream steel demand was the principal driver of the decrease in China's ferro-silicon price. Due to the normal steel purchase off-season, demand for steel was not at a high level. Besides, with the heat supply period beginning in northern China, steel production will be under ti...Read More

Specialty steel market sees chrome price rise again as sellers increase offers

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

An overview of the specialty steel raw materials markets in Europe and the latest price moves.Janie Davies, Dalila Ouerghi,...Read More

Chinese manganese alloy, portside ore prices continue to soften

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Key data from Fastmarkets' pricing sessions in China, India, Europe and the United States on Friday November 19.China The spot silico-manganese and ferro-manganese markets continued to fall this week, following the sluggish futures and downstream steel markets. Alloy producers have been considering production cuts to avoid financial losses under high electricity rates and falling alloy prices.&nbs...Read More

Specialty steel market sees chrome price rise again as sellers increase offers

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

An overview of the specialty steel raw materials markets in Europe and the latest price moves.Janie Davies, Dalila Ouerghi,...Read More

Magnesium prices jump in China on strong domestic demand

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

An overview of the aerospace materials markets and the latest price moves.Jessica Long, Zihao Li and...Read More

Price dips tempt buyers back to steel scrap export markets

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Importers of ferrous scrap were lured back to market in the week ended Friday November 19 by lower prices, which were precipitated by a period of lackluster buying activity.Turkish mills' import prices rebounded by the week's end after deals at lower pricesUS sales halted with exporters reluctant to reduce their selling pricesVietnamese buyers were actively seeking more material after one bulk pur...Read More

Market weakness prompts fall in steel scrap prices in India, Pakistan

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Prices for shredded steel scrap imported into Pakistan and India moved down after both markets weakened in the seven days to Friday November 19, sources told Fastmarkets.PakistanFastmarkets calculated its weekly steel scrap, shredded, index, import, cfr Port Qasim, Pakistan at $560.18 per tonne on Friday, compared with $564.21 per tonne a week earlier.Deals were heard at $563-565 per tonne this we...Read More

Reduced port congestion dragging down global bulk freight rates

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Bulk freight rates for key steel products have receded over recent weeks amid shrinking port congestion in China and improved vessel availability, sources have told Fastmarkets.A slowdown in Chinese commodity imports, coming at a time of crashing steel prices in the country, has allowed congestion at the country's ports to unwind in recent weeks, markets participants said.Freight rates first dropp...Read More

Vanadium prices up in latest deals, European manganese flake prices down as supply improves

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

An overview of the new energy materials markets and their price moves in the week to Friday November 19.Susan Zou, Yingchi Yang and...Read More

China drawing up new standards for lithium-ion batteries, pushes recycling

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

China's Ministry of Industry & Information Technology (MIIT) is conducting a public consultation on its proposed standards of the lithium-ion battery industry. The proposed standards - released on Thursday November 18 - detail the requirements for battery energy density and specific capacity.In the proposal, the energy density for consumer electronics batteries need to stay above 260 watt hour (Wh...Read More

Asian lithium market steady; European, US prices boosted by tight supply

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Lithium prices in China were stable in the week to Thursday November 18 due to limited spot trading activity, while seaborne East Asian prices were flat amid similar conditions.Chinese lithium prices stable amid limited spot trading ahead of month-end restocking.Seaborne East Asian prices similarly unchanged in quiet conditions.Lithium prices in Europe and the United States continue to strengthen...Read More

Flat steel import prices fall again in South America

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Weaker demand combined with lower offers from all origins, spearheaded by recent Chinese price falls, put further downward pressure on South American flat-rolled steel import prices in the week ended Friday November 19.Despite offers from China continuing to drop - in what was widely considered by market participants to be short-selling from traders - buyers remained hesitant about booking new car...Read More

European HRC prices stable as spot buyers wait for contract settlements

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

Domestic hot-rolled coil prices in Northern Europe and Italy were stable on Friday November 19 due to slow trading activity, sources have told Fastmarkets.Northern European steelmakers continued to give discounts for fourth-quarter-rolling HRC. Coil for prompt shipment became available in the spot market at lower prices because it was originally intended for shipment to automotive sector buyers.De...Read More

Stable prices, surge in flat steel shipments could spark new China export tax, sources say

November 20, 2021 / Staff reporter

The risks that the Chinese government will introduce export duties on steel products will increase if export volumes surge when prices stabilize again after the recent decline, market sources told Fastmarkets over the week to Friday November 19."A sharp rebound in export volumes will draw attention from the central authorities," a Shanghai-based trader said.Fears have emerged that the Chinese gove...Read More