EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 21/12: SHFE copper extends gains; Tin premiums unchanged; Global crude steel output falls in November

Date: Dec 21, 2017

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia, bringing the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday December 21.

The copper price on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) extended gains during Asian morning trading hours on Thursday December 21 on improved market sentiment.

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LME snapshot at 0209 London time
Latest 3M  LME Prices
Price ($/t)  Change since yesterday’s close ($)
Copper 7,037.5 -6.5
Aluminium 2,122 0
Lead 2,511 -14
Zinc 3,213.5 -4.5
Nickel 11,980 -60

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