With a 1.0 percent increase over the past day, the aluminum cash price was the biggest mover on the LME, closing at $1,873 per metric ton on Friday, April 19. On the LME, the aluminum 3-month price rose 0.7 percent to $1,901 per metric ton.
Chinese aluminum prices were mixed for the day. The Chinese aluminum cash price rose 0.3 percent. Chinese aluminum scrap saw little change in its price last Friday. The price of Chinese aluminum billet showed little movement last Friday as well. The price of Chinese aluminum bar continues hovering in place for the fifth day in a row.