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.
* Shanghai rebar pulls away from 5-week low
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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.
* Vale may expand Carajas Serra Sul mine, doubling output
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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.
* Iron ore, other steelmaking raw materials fall
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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.
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.
* Dalian, Shanghai markets shut on May 1-3
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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.