Current Aluminum Prices
The price of Chinese aluminum scrap rose 7.1 percent on March 25, 2013, making it the day’s biggest mover on MetalMiner’s price index.
The Indian aluminum cash price saw a 0.8 percent decline.
On the LME, the primary aluminum cash price increased 0.2 percent to $1,905 per metric ton. The aluminum 3-month price flattened at $1,938 following two-days of declines on the LME.
Current Copper Prices
US copper producer grades saw the biggest price increases, rising 0.7 percent on March 25, 2013.
The Japanese copper cash price refuses to move, remaining essentially flat.
Chinese copper prices were up for the day. Chinese bright copper scrap saw its price rise 0.7 percent. Chinese copper wire prices inched up 0.6 percent. The price of Chinese copper bar increased 0.5 percent. The cash price of Chinese copper gained 0.5 percent.
The primary copper cash price increased 0.5 percent on the LME to $7,616 per metric ton. Also on the LME, the copper 3-month price rose 0.4 percent to $7,655 per metric ton.