Dropping 2 percent on the LME, the cash price of primary aluminum was the biggest mover on Oct. 9, 2012, closing at $2,046 per metric ton. Also on the LME, the aluminum 3-month price fell 1.9 percent to $2,075 per metric ton.
The cash price of primary Indian aluminum steadied following two days of dropping prices.
Chinese aluminum closed mixed yesterday. The price of Chinese aluminum billet fell 0.3 percent after three straight days with no change, and the cash price of Chinese aluminum declined 0.1 percent.
The price of Chinese aluminum scrap saw essentially no change for the fifth day in a row, and Chinese aluminum bar was unchanged.