ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 02/05: LME base metals hit by stronger dollar; spot zinc TCs steady; Chinese FeV exporters raise offer prices

Date:May 2, 2018

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Wednesday May 2.

Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were split at the close of trading on Tuesday May 1, with copper, zinc and lead ending the day lower due to pressure from a stronger dollar index. Read more in our live futures report.

Here are how prices looked at Tuesday’s close:

Spot zinc concentrate treatment charges basis cif to major East Asian ports remained flat while lead concentrate terms declined marginally in April.

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