Commodity - Industrial Metals

Metals down with US Federal Reserve ending QE

30 Oct 2014

All base & precious metals decline, gold slips to 3-wk low

Lead down 0.5% on sluggish spot demand, global cues

30 Oct 2014

Lead prices traded lower by 0.48 per cent to Rs 123.85 per kg in futures trade today as speculators indulged in reducing exposures amid ...

Nickel down 0.9% on subdued spot demand

30 Oct 2014

Nickel prices declined by 0.93 per cent to Rs 949.20 per kg in futures trade today as participants reduced holdings on the back of low ...

Copper down 0.4% on weak global cues

30 Oct 2014

Copper prices fell 0.45 per cent to Rs 419.70 per kg in futures trade today as speculators trimmed positions amid a weak global trend.

Lead sheds by 0.2% on sluggish demand

29 Oct 2014

Lead prices drifted by 0.16% to Rs 123.90 per kg in futures trade today due to sluggish demand from battery-makers in the spot market amid ...

Zinc down 0.3% on subdued demand, weak global cues

29 Oct 2014

Zinc futures fell 0.29 per cent to Rs 137.80 per kg today as speculators reduced positions amid sluggish domestic demand and weak global ...

Copper down by 0.2% on weak global cues

29 Oct 2014

Copper prices fell by 0.25% to Rs 418.70 per kg in futures trade today as speculators reduced positions amid a weak global trend and ...

Nickel up by 0.8% on global cues

29 Oct 2014

Nickel prices moved up by 0.78% or Rs 7.50 to Rs 965.10 per kg in futures trade today as participants created speculative positions, driven ...

Shake-out of ferrochrome industry overdue

27 Oct 2014

India's ferroalloys producers have built capacity of 5.25 million tonnes (mt), including 3.2 mt of manganese alloys and 1.75 mt of chrome ...

Aluminium utensils industry feels the heat of competition

27 Oct 2014

The aluminium utensils industry in Jagadhri in Haryana is feeling the heat of competition from low-cost substitutes, with the share of ...

Lead up by 0.1% on spot demand

27 Oct 2014

Lead futures moved up by 0.08% at Rs 122.70 per kg today on rising demand from battery makers at spot markets.

Copper falls by 0.1% on overseas cues

27 Oct 2014

Amid a weak trend in the global market and subdued domestic demand, copper prices fell by 0.13% in futures trade today as speculators ...

Nickel drops by 0.3% on global cues

27 Oct 2014

Nickel future prices today dropped 0.30% to Rs 918.50 per kg as speculators reduced their exposures amid a weak trend overseas.

Sponge iron prices fall on cheaper raw materials

25 Oct 2014

Sponge iron prices have fallen five per cent so far this month, owing to a steep fall in the cost of production.

HKEx aims to expand mini contracts to more metals and coal

23 Oct 2014

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) plans to expand the range of its three "mini" contracts to include more base metals as well as ...

Sept steel output drops in major nations; India logs rise

22 Oct 2014

World's steel production fell for the first time in eight months in September primarily due to sluggish output in all major producing ...

Zinc up by 0.1% on overseas trend, spot demand

22 Oct 2014

Taking positive cues from the global markets and better domestic demand, zinc futures today edged up by 0.11% to Rs 135.70 per kg as ...

Nickel down by 0.3% on sluggish demand

22 Oct 2014

Nickel prices dropped 0.26% to Rs 934.10 per kg in futures trade today after participants reduced holdings tracking a weak trend overseas ...

Copper falls by 0.2% on weak global cues

22 Oct 2014

Copper prices fell by 0.17% to Rs 410.20 per kg in futures trade today as speculators offloaded their positions at prevailing levels amidst ...

Aluminium down by 0.3% on global cues

22 Oct 2014

Taking weak cues from global markets, aluminium prices fell 0.29% to Rs 121.15 per kg in futures trade today as speculators trimmed ...

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Metals down with US Federal Reserve ending QE

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