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METALS-Nickel falls from 13-month high as buying spree pauses

3:17am EDT

SINGAPORE, July 22 Nickel prices dropped on Monday as a rally that sent the metal used mostly in making stainless steel to its highest in more than a year started to lose steam.

METALS-Zinc reverses gains amid narrowing supply deficit

Jul 17 2019

SINGAPORE, July 17 London zinc prices fell for the first time in six sessions on Wednesday, as data showed the global zinc market deficit narrowed in May.

METALS-Nickel surges to 11-mth high on funds buying

Jul 16 2019

SINGAPORE, July 16 Nickel prices on Tuesday jumped to their highest in 11 months as some funds pushed up their purchase of the metal pegged to benefit from the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) industry.

METALS-Shanghai nickel posts best week in 13 months on EV hopes

Jul 12 2019

SINGAPORE, July 12 Shanghai nickel prices recorded their strongest weekly gain since June 2018, as investors bet on the potential demand for the metal in the electric vehicle (EV) battery sector.

METALS-Base metals gain after 'constructive' U.S.-China phone call

Jul 10 2019

SINGAPORE, July 10 Nickel prices hit a three-month high on Wednesday, leading a wider rally in most base metals, following news that U.S. and Chinese trade officials marked a new round of talks with a "constructive" phone conversation.

METALS-Copper extends losses amid lacklustre China demand

Jul 09 2019

SINGAPORE, July 9 Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries of lean demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of the red metal.

METALS-Copper falls amid rising stockpiles, strong U.S. dollar

Jul 08 2019

SINGAPORE, July 8 Copper prices declined on Monday on inventory pile-up and a steady dollar after strong U.S. jobs data tuned down hopes of an aggressive rate cut by the Federal Reserve.

Tsingshan, partners face cost hike at Indonesia battery chemicals plant - sources

Jul 05 2019

LONDON/SINGAPORE, July 5 Tsingshan and other firms investing in an electric vehicle battery chemical plant in Indonesia will have to pay significantly more than a $700 million price tag estimated last year, three sources familiar with the matter said.

METALS-Copper falls on weak demand; set to snap 3 weeks of gains

Jul 05 2019

SINGAPORE, July 5 London copper prices fell on Friday and were heading for their first weekly drop in a month, as sluggish demand outlook and rising supplies pressured prices.

METALS-Copper falls on weak demand outlook, inventory pile up

Jul 04 2019

SINGAPORE, July 4 Copper prices fell on Thursday after a jump in London Metal Exchange inventories, but optimism around planned U.S.-China trade talk next week capped losses.

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