On Jan. 18, 2013, the spot price of nickel experienced the biggest change on our daily stainless index, rising 0.6 percent on the LME to $17,380 per metric ton.
Also on the LME, the 3-month price of nickel rose 0.5 percent to $17,460 per metric ton.
For the fifth day in a row, the price of Chinese ferro-chrome remained essentially flat. The price of Chinese ferro-moly saw essentially no change for the fifth day in a row.
The prices of Chinese 304 and 316 stainless coil and scrap remained steady on the day.