With a 0.7 percent increase over the past day, the LME aluminum 3-month price was the biggest mover on MetalMiner’s aluminum index, closing at $2,108 per metric ton on Jan. 11, 2013.
At $2,074, the primary aluminum cash price finished the market day on the LME up 0.6 percent per metric ton.
Chinese aluminum prices were mixed for the day. The cash price of Chinese aluminum increased 0.1 percent. Meanwhile, the prices of Chinese aluminum scrap, billet and bar saw essentially no change for the fifth day in a row.