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Pratima Desai

Exclusive: China's Tsingshan roils nickel market with buying spree

Jul 19 2019

LONDON/BEIJING Chinese firm Tsingshan Holding Group has been buying large quantities of stainless steel ingredient nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) to supplement its own output, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Shrinking demand to eclipse supply issues in tin market

Jul 11 2019

LONDON The tin market is under greater pressure from an economic slowdown and falling demand than supply issues, where lower production from countries such as Myanmar is likely to be offset by a new project in central Africa.

METALS-Copper slides as focus shifts to U.S.-China trade dispute

Jul 08 2019

* Copper stocks in LME-approved warehouses fall (Releads, updates with dollar, closing prices)

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-Deteriorating demand outlook pushes copper to 1-week low

Jul 02 2019

* Tin price hits a 7-month low (Updates with official prices, adds bullet on Europe)

METALS-U.S.-China trade truce propels copper to 6-week peak

Jul 01 2019

* Discount for cash against 3-month aluminium narrows (Updates with official prices, U.S. data and nickel)

METALS-Copper under pressure, has largest quarterly fall since 2015

Jun 28 2019

* Premium for cash zinc over three-month contract narrows (Updates closing prices)

METALS-Copper hits 5-week high on hopes for end to U.S.-China trade dispute

Jun 26 2019

* First copper resistance at $6,070/T (Adds comment, closing prices)

METALS-Copper recovers as China output falls, strike hits mine

Jun 17 2019

* Strike at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine provides support (Recasts with closing prices)

METALS-Copper slides as China data dents demand prospects

Jun 14 2019

LONDON, June 14 Copper prices fell on Friday after weak manufacturing and investment data from top consumer China reinforced expectations of damage to growth and demand prospects from the protracted U.S.-China trade war.

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