Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (2600.HK)
(Adds broker comment; updates prices) BEIJING/MELBOURNE May 29 Copper traders eyed the shutdown of an Indian copper smelter on Tuesday that could cut supply from the market, while China steel-linked metals followed rebar higher amid a pick-up in seasonal demand. Copper was likely to find some price support after an Indian state on Monday ordered the permanent closure of a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources following the deaths of 13 protesters last
BEIJING, May 29 Nickel prices rose sharply on Tuesday in Shanghai, where investors continued to pile into the metal, and in London, where trading resumed after a U.K. public holiday on Monday. Long positions held by brokerages on the Shanghai Futures Exchange's (ShFE) July nickel contract increased by around 5,000 lots to 117,911 lots on Monday, according to exchange data. FUNDAMENTALS * NICKEL: The most-traded July nickel contract on the ShFE rose as much
BEIJING China's state-owned Chinalco is set to close the gap on privately run China Hongqiao Group, the world's top aluminum producer, after sealing a deal with the Yunnan government that gives it access to more smelting capacity.
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(Updates prices) By Manolo Serapio Jr MANILA, May 17 London copper futures pared gains on Thursday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a five-month high against the euro and amid worries over slower demand in top copper user China. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was up 0.3 percent at $6,844.50 a tonne by 0714 GMT, off a session-high of $6,866. ANZ analysts said in a note that the copper market appeared to be tightening, with the front-end of the curve mo
LONDON Consumption of aluminum in China, the world's top user, will increase by 7-9 percent this year and next, an executive at Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) said on Tuesday.
* Gains in Shanghai stocks led by Aluminum Corp of China Ltd and losses by Shanghai U9 Game Co Ltd
(Adds Shanghai closing prices, updates London prices) MELBOURNE/BEIJING, Feb 27 London copper prices inched up on Tuesday, lifted in light trade by a weaker dollar ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's highly-anticipated first congressional testimony later in the day. Powell's debut appearance is seen as critical for the financial markets, with many investors nervous about the Fed's policy normalisation following years of stimulus. London copper has held
BEIJING China's aluminum production rebounded in December to its highest since June, reversing five months of declines, as state-owned Chinalco launched new capacity even as Beijing curbed its private rivals, lifting 2017 output to a record.
* Non-ferrous output +9.3 pct in Dec, sets annual record high (Adds analyst comment, context)