Monthly Archives: September 2015

Free Webinar, Thursday, October 1: Do the Metal Trading Hubs of Asia, Europe and North America Compete or Coexist?

Thursday, October 1, 201510:00AM GMT / 5:00 AM EDT Source: Do the Metal Trading Hubs of Asia, Europe and North America Compete or Coexist?

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MILLING ABOUT: Triland Metals hires two in Singapore | Metal Bulletin

Triland Metals’ Singapore office has hired Jane Hu and Penelope Ma to work on the LME ring dealing member’s sales team, Hotline understands. Source: MILLING ABOUT: Triland Metals hires two in Singapore | Metal Bulletin

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COLUMN-Fear and loathing as LME mulls position limits: Andy Home #LME #metals

COLUMN-Fear and loathing as LME mulls position limits: Andy Home

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Commodities in crisis as shares tumble, shipper files for bankruptcy #metals #commodities

Commodities in crisis as shares tumble, shipper files for bankruptcy

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Could Mick Davis save Glencore? #metals

Could Mick Davis save Glencore? http://t.co/Cb2MckVhQ2 — BN Commodities (@BNCommodities) September 28, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

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Alcoa to Split Into Two Publicly Traded Companies #metals

Alcoa to Split Into Two Publicly Traded Companies

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Swiss Competition Body Probes Banks in Precious Metals Trading #precious #metals

Swiss Competition Body Probes Banks in Precious Metals Trading

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Shanghai’s Biggest Brokers Switch to Net-Long Copper Position #metals

The 20 largest members on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ranked by open interest held a combined net-long position of 3,747 contracts as of Friday from net-short position of 661 lots a week ago, according to Bloomberg calculations based on exchange … Continue reading

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JP Morgan reaped $150 mln dividend from Henry Bath before sale -filing #metals #LME

JP Morgan reaped $150 mln dividend from Henry Bath before sale -filing 

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CME sees first trades on European aluminum premium futures contract #metals #CME #LME

CME sees first trades on European aluminum premium futures contract

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Dr. Copper Has Bad News for Mining Stocks #metals

Dr. Copper Has Bad News for Mining Stocks

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LME to launch system to better track metals after Qingdao fraud #metals #LME

LME to launch system to better track metals after Qingdao fraud

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JOBS: Base Metal Trader, Singapore / Hong Kong #jobs #metals

Base Metal Trader, Singapore / Hong Kong

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Metals scheme investors petition Beijing

Metals scheme investors petition Beijing

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COLUMN-Beware the Christmas ghosts in the copper machine: Andy Home #metals

COLUMN-Beware the Christmas ghosts in the copper machine: Andy Home

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JOBS: Managing Director Aluminium, India #jobs #metals

JOBS: Managing Director Aluminium, India

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Not Even Glencore Can Lift the Sagging Copper Market #metals

Not Even Glencore Can Lift the Sagging Copper Market

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Farewell Michael Morrice #LME #metals

Saddened to report the passing last Wednesday of former colleague and friend, Michael Morrice. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.

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JOBS: Business Analyst – Precious Metals/Clearing/Vaulting/Inventory, London  #jobs #precious #metals

JOBS: Business Analyst – Precious Metals/Clearing/Vaulting/Inventory, London  

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Copper prices retreat as Chilean mines escape earthquake damage #metals

Copper prices jumped to a near two month high before retreating after Chilean miners said workers were safe and operations were not damaged by the earthquake. Source: Copper prices retreat as Chilean mines escape earthquake damage – Telegraph

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The zinc carousel keeps turning in New Orleans: Andy Home #metals

There sure is a lot of zinc in New Orleans. Source: The zinc carousel keeps turning in New Orleans: Andy Home | Reuters

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Platts.com Data Feature: Non-Ferrous Metals Outlook #metals

Source: Platts.com Data Feature: Non-Ferrous Metals Outlook

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Vedanta hires former Anglo American CEO Cynthia Carroll #metals #mining

Source: Vedanta hires former Anglo American CEO Cynthia Carroll

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COLUMN-Petcoke: The ticking time bomb at the heart of aluminium: Andy Home #metals

The world is producing too much aluminium. Source: COLUMN-Petcoke: the ticking time bomb at the heart of aluminium: Andy Home

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London Metal Exchange: The Nervous(?) Nine – Lord Copper #metals #LME

Source: The Nervous(?) Nine – Lord Copper

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Catch-up: JPMorgan Abandons Floor Trading at the London Metal Exchange #LME #metals

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will leave the floor of the London Metal Exchange, the last open outcry trading in Europe, as clients move to electronic trading. Source: JPMorgan Abandons Floor Trading at the London Metal Exchange – Bloomberg Business

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London Metal Exchange plans to introduce position limits #LME #metals

The London Metal Exchange (LME) plans to introduce limits on large positions for the first time to avoid market squeezes, initially on its new aluminium premium contract, it said on Tuesday. Source: London Metal Exchange plans to introduce position limits … Continue reading

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Copper buoyed by China’s import window #copper

The recovery in copper prices from six-year lows has been driven by stocks of refined metal flowing into China as well as a string of mine closures that promise to tighten the market over the next couple of years. Copper … Continue reading

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JOBS: Magnesium Trader, Switzerland #jobs #metals

JOBS: Magnesium Trader, Switzerland

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Societe Generale cuts 2015 global copper consumption growth to 2.5% #metals

Global copper consumption growth will be only 2.5% this year, down from the previous 4.5%, on a slowdown in China and other emerging markets, Societe Generale

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COLUMN-What’s 40 million tonnes of Chinese steel between friends?: Andy Home #metals #steel

COLUMN-What’s 40 million tonnes of Chinese steel between friends?: Andy Home

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Glencore: The hidden cost of the commodities trading giant’s great African retreat #metals

Mining communities in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo fear they will be devastated by Glencore’s decision to shut down in the region for 18 months.

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LME says in talks on launch of precious metals derivatives #metals #LME #precious

LME says in talks on launch of precious metals derivatives

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The Bloomberg Terminal, a Wall Street Fixture, Faces Upstarts – The New York Times

The Bloomberg Terminal, a Wall Street Fixture, Faces Upstarts Source: The Bloomberg Terminal, a Wall Street Fixture, Faces Upstarts – The New York Times

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JOBS: Commodities Product Development – Associate / VP – JP Morgan, London #jobs #metals

JOBS: Commodities Product Development – Associate / VP – JP Morgan, London

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JOBS: Market Operations, Trade Support, Metals and Agriculture, 6 mth contract – Macquarie, London  #jobs #metals #commodities

JOBS: Market Operations, Trade Support, Metals and Agriculture, 6 mth contract – Macquarie, London  

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COLUMN-CME challenges LME in its metals trading heartland: Andy Home #LME #metals

When Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx (HKSE: 0388-OL.HK – news) ) bought the venerable old London Metal Exchange (LME) back in 2012, it did so with eyes firmly fixed on China. The vision was to leverage the LME’s near … Continue reading

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COLUMN-Glencore hasn’t lost its copper market mojo: Andy Home #metals

Glencore (Xetra: A1JAGV – news) ‘s Monday announcement of a multi-pronged debt reduction programme has boosted its share price by 17 percent and the copper price by five percent from their respective Friday closes. London Metal Exchange (LME) three-month copper … Continue reading

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Metals climb on plans for output cuts – FT.com #metals

Industrial metals continued their ascent on Wednesday, with aluminium, zinc and lead playing catch-up with copper, which has gained 5 per cent this week. Aluminium for three-month delivery on the London Metal Exchange rallied 1 per cent to $1,649.50 Source: … Continue reading

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JOBS: Commodities Product Development (Metals)– Associate / VP – JP Morgan, London. #jobs #metals

JOBS: Commodities Product Development (Metals)– Associate / VP – JP Morgan, London

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