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May’s Rise In Aluminium Exports From China Boosted Prices Above Multi-Year Low

May’s Rise In Aluminium Exports From China Boosted Prices Above Multi-Year Low

Data released by the government of the People’s Republic of China yesterday showed a surge in exports last month, leading to concerns of oversupply among market participants as well as a rebound from multi-year low prices. Numbers released by Beijing showed a...

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LME To Trade Rusal Aluminium Upon Lifting Of OFAC Sanctions

Another hopeful sign emerged last week for troubled Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal when the London Metal Exchange confirmed that it would begin again accepting the firm’s aluminium when United States government sanctions are lifted. Per Reuters, the Exchange discussed resuming the trading of Rusal aluminium upon the revocation of sanctions, and no objections […]

U.S.-China Trade Tensions Sink Aluminium Prices To 14-Month Nadir

Aluminium prices sunk to a new low on the year earlier this week due to market concerns that increased tensions between Washington, D.C. and Beijing are likely to set off a devastating trade war. According to market experts, comments by United States President Donald Trump referencing a raft of new tariffs waiting in the wings […]

Mysterious Trading in Shanghai Sends Aluminium Futures In London To Three-Month High

Aluminium market watchers were baffled on Wednesday after an unknown buyer made a large number of trades on the Shanghai Futures Exchange, setting off an immediate rally at the London Metal Exchange. According to reporting by Bloomberg, 68,430 contracts for October delivery were traded on the Exchange on Wednesday evening (Shanghai) over the course of […]

Glencore and Rusal Ask LME to Lift Suspension on Trading of Rusal’s Aluminium

Citing the Trump administration’s extension for complying with the sanctions it placed upon U.C. Rusal, Anglo-Swiss mining and trading firm Glencore plc has joined with the Russian miner in petitioning the London Metal Exchange to temporarily lift the suspension on Rusal’s aluminium. Sources revealed to Reuters on Friday that the request had been made, but […]