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METALS-Copper extends losses in volatile trade amid trade war fears

May 20 2019

MANILA, May 20 Prices of copper and other industrial metals fell on Monday as investors remained wary about heightened trade tensions between the United States and China, with a strong dollar adding pressure.

UPDATE 1-China's iron ore hits record high on brisk demand, stimulus hopes

May 16 2019

* Shanghai rebar pulls away from 5-week low (Updates with comments, closing prices and graphic)

China's benchmark iron ore scales record peak on brisk demand

May 15 2019

MANILA China's benchmark iron ore futures jumped to a record high in early trade on Thursday, rising along with the rest of the country's ferrous complex on robust demand for the steelmaking feedstock amid tightening supply.

UPDATE 1-China's steel futures rebound as trade war worries ease

May 15 2019

* Vale may expand Carajas Serra Sul mine, doubling output (Recasts, updates prices)

China's steel futures struggle near 5-week lows, iron ore falters

May 14 2019

MANILA, May 15 Steel futures in China struggled in early trade on Wednesday, with rebar hovering near a five-week low, on lingering concerns over the economic impact of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, while waning demand pulled down iron ore prices.

UPDATE 1-China's steel futures hit 5-week low as trade war escalates

May 14 2019

* Iron ore, other steelmaking raw materials fall (Updates with closing prices, graphic)

China's steel futures slump to over 5-week low as trade war heats up

May 13 2019

MANILA, May 14 China's steel futures slumped to their lowest in more than five weeks in early trade on Tuesday, extending losses on worries about demand amid heightened trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.

METALS-Most Shanghai metals ease ahead of U.S.-China trade talks

May 08 2019

MANILA, May 8 Prices of most Shanghai base metals fell on Wednesday as market participants remained edgy ahead of crucial U.S.-China trade talks in Washington this week, but London copper pulled away from lows in the previous session.

UPDATE 1-China iron ore marks fifth monthly gain; steel rises on firm demand

Apr 30 2019

* Dalian, Shanghai markets shut on May 1-3 (Updates with comments, graphic, and closing prices)

China's iron ore climbs on firm demand, heads for 5th monthly rise

Apr 29 2019

MANILA, April 30 China's iron ore futures rose on Tuesday and were on track to post their fifth straight monthly gain, while construction steel headed for its best month since July 2018, buoyed by hopes that demand will remain firm after the Labour Day holidays.

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