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METALS-Copper drifts lower as focus turns to U.S. Fed meeting

Sep 16 2021

LONDON, Sept 16 Copper prices eased on Thursday as the market's focus turned to next week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for news on the expected tapering of stimulus for the world's largest economy.

METALS-Copper prices climb on weak U.S. inflation

Sep 15 2021

LONDON, Sept 15 Copper firmed on Wednesday as the dollar dipped on lower-than-expected U.S. inflation figures that softened expectations for stimulus to be tapered soon, while aluminium was powered by further cuts to production in China.

Surge in electric vehicle sales power lithium prices as shortages loom

Sep 13 2021

LONDON Lithium prices have jumped to their highest in more than three years thanks to an upsurge in electric vehicle sales, depleting stocks of the battery material in top consumer China.

METALS-Aluminium edges lower, but clings to 10-year high

Sep 07 2021

* GRAPHIC-2021 asset returns: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Updates prices)

Aluminium prices lifted to 10-year high by China concern

Aug 31 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -Aluminium prices hit their highest level in more than 10 years on Tuesday as smelters in top producer China faced tougher power controls, stoking supply worries for the energy-intensive metal.

Glencore to return $2.8 billion to shareholders in 2021

Aug 05 2021

LONDON Glencore will return $2.8 billion to shareholders in 2021 after soaring commodity prices helped the mining and trading company to a record performance for the first six months of the year, it said on Thursday.

Anglo American pays out record $4.1 billion to shareholders for first half

Jul 29 2021

LONDON Miner Anglo American on Thursday boosted shareholder payouts to a record $4.1 billion for the first six months of the year, sending its stock up more than 5% after bumper commodity prices lifted first-half profits to their highest ever.

Exclusive-Bandits steal truckloads of copper worth millions in southern Africa - sources

Jul 27 2021

LONDON/JOHANNESBURG Crime gangs have stolen dozens of truckloads of copper owned by miners and traders including Glencore, Trafigura and Traxys this year as they were heading to ports in southern Africa, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Cyber attack disrupts major South African port operations

Jul 22 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -A cyber attack has disrupted container operations at the South African port of Cape Town, an email seen by Reuters on Thursday said.

EXCLUSIVE-Cyber attack disrupts major South African port operations

Jul 22 2021

JOHANNESBURG, July 22 A cyber attack disrupted container operations at the South African port of Cape Town, an email seen by Reuters on Thursday said.

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