Base metal stocks Articles

Base Metals Investing - Prices, Mining Stocks and News

Aug 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Top Gainers$(document).ready(function() { $('.ChangePercentActive .spanPercent').trigger('click'); });ExchangeSymbolChartCurPricechg | %Aeris ResourcesASXAISAUD0.050.0120.46Hudson ResourcesTSX-VHUDCAD0.120.0220.00Karora Resources TSXKRRCAD4.290.6919.17Avino Silver & Gold MinesTSXASMCAD1.640.2316.31Excellon ResourcesTSXEXNCAD1.150.1616.16Top Decliners$(document).ready(function() { $('.ChangePercen...Read More

Base Metals Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2020-08-06 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)Read More

Base Metals Historical Price Data

Aug 06, 2020 / 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

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from August 5

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday August 5 that are worth another look....Read More

LIVE FUTURES REPORT 05/08: Options expiry sees LME nickel price soar 4% at close; zinc follows higher

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

The three-month nickel price on the London Metal Exchange was pushed higher at the close of trading on Wednesday August 5 by a flurry of panic-buying against the monthly options expiry deadline, while zinc notched its highest close since January. Nickel's outright price on the LME closed at $14,419 per tonne on Wednesday afternoon, its highest close of the year while trading volumes were the highe...Read More

BASE METALS WARRANT REPORT 05/08

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

A summary of London Metal Exchange warrant premiums from across the globe for the week to Wednesday August 8.Please click...Read More

FOCUS: Struggle continues for China's ferro-silicon exporters

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

After struggling throughout 2019 amid fierce competition from abroad, Chinese ferro-silicon exporters appear to be facing an even greater challenge this year. Global steel production shrank in the first half of 2020 amid the damaging economic and social effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, in turn dampening demand for ferro-silicon alloys.China, the world's largest ferro-silicon producer, exported 16...Read More

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from August 5

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday August 5 that are worth another look....Read More

MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 05/08: Antimony prices supported by supply disruptions; spot buying thin

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

An overview of the minor metals markets and their latest price moves.Read More

DAILY STEEL SCRAP: Mills continue deep-sea purchases at steady prices

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

The Turkish steel mills have continued their purchases of deep-sea ferrous scrap at steady prices, while suppliers in Europe were still struggling with the strength of the euro, sources said on Wednesday August 5.A steel mill in the Marmara region booked a European cargo, comprising 20,000 tonnes of HMS 1&2 (75:25), 10,000 tonnes of shredded and 10,000 tonnes of a mixture of bonus and HMS 1 at an...Read More

Bangladesh's SS Steel boosts capacity with purchase of Saleh Steel

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Bangladeshi steelmaker SS Steel has purchased competitor producer Saleh Steel in a deal worth 247 million taka ($2.86 million), according to a filing to the Dhaka Stock Exchange. The deal, which was first made public on Tuesday August 4, sees SS Steel take 99% of the shares in Saleh Steel Industries Ltd. SS Steel has pledged to invest a further 1.34 billion taka toward the "smooth running" of the...Read More

INTERVIEW: Leading through times of global crisis

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Three experienced mining leaders give valuable insights into decision-making and seizing opportunities during a global crisis.Faced with the Covid-19 pandemic, mining executives are being forced to take swift action and make tough decisions as prices fall, economies contract and demand in key consuming industries declines. Three leading mining industry executives told Andrea Hotter about their res...Read More

MORNING VIEW: Western markets open on front foot; Asian-Pacific equities, metals mixed

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were firmer this morning, Wednesday August 5, with gains averaging 0.3%.Pre-market major western equity index futures were also in positive territory, while metals and equities in Asian-Pacific markets were mixed.Western markets seem buoyed by hopes for a stimulus package announcement by the United States this week. China's Caixin service...Read More

Trade log: Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

The cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam trade log, including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets. Fastmarkets publishes trades logs for its key price assessments and indices to bring more transparency into the markets it covers and the pricing process it applies. Fastmarkets assessed cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam at $14.35-14.80 per lb on Wednesday August 5, 2020....Read More

Trade log: Cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

The cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam trade log, including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets. Fastmarkets publishes trades logs for its key price assessments and indices to bring more transparency into the markets it covers and the pricing process it applies. Fastmarkets assessed cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam at $14.50-14.90 per lb...Read More

Weak downstream demand leads to disconnect in physical, futures cobalt metal market

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

The local cobalt futures price in China leapt this week, resulting in higher quotations in the spot market, but weak downstream demand and resistance to rapid price hikes created a disconnect between physical and futures prices. The cobalt price on the Wuxi Stainless Steel Exchange (Wuxi) started to rise quickly at the beginning of this week after consolidating previous gains late in the prior wee...Read More

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from August 5

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday August 5 that are worth another look....Read More

EUROPE PLATE: Italy's domestic prices rise again on higher slab costs

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Domestic transaction prices in Italy for heavy steel plate have moved further upward because of rising slab costs, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday August 5.Fastmarkets' weekly price assessment for steel domestic plate, 8-40mm, exw Southern Europe, was 450-470 ($530-553) per tonne on August 5, up by 5-20 per tonne week on week from 445-450 per tonne.The assessment was based on the latest deal...Read More

EUROPE CRC: Domestic prices up in Southern Europe, stable in North

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Prices for domestic cold-rolled coil in Southern Europe increased over the week to Wednesday August 5, but remained unchanged in the North of the region, sources have told Fastmarkets.Fastmarkets' weekly price assessment for steel cold-rolled coil, domestic, exw Southern Europe, was 480-490 ($565-577) per tonne on August 5, up by 10 per tonne week on week from 470-480 per tonne on July 29.The asse...Read More

Brazil's Gerdau to raise domestic rebar price by 6-8% in August, CEO says

August 06, 2020 / Staff reporter

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau already plans to increase its domestic price for steel rebar by 6-8% in August, chief executive officer Gustavo Werneck told journalists in a press conference on Wednesday August 5.A previous increase of around 10% was already almost fully applied across June and July, according to the CEO. Stronger-than-expected demand from the construction sector and a discount over i...Read More