copper price

The price of Chinese copper bar fell 1.2 percent on May 23, 2012, making it the day’s biggest mover on global copper markets. The cash price of Chinese copper changed direction with a 1.2 percent drop, after two days of improving prices. The price of Chinese copper wire held steady at above $9,100 per metric ton. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap held steady at CNY 49,050 ($7,765) per metric ton.

LME and US copper producer prices, however, fell.

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The price of Chinese copper bar fell 1.2 percent on May 23, 2012 to CNY 56,950 ($9,016) per metric ton, making it the day’s biggest mover. The cash price of Chinese copper changed direction with a 1.2 percent drop. After two days of improving prices, the finished at CNY 57,150 ($9,048) per metric ton. After a couple of days of improving prices, the price of Chinese copper wire held steady at CNY 57,610 ($9,121). The price of Chinese bright copper scrap held steady at CNY 49,050 ($7,765) per metric ton.

The price of US copper producer grade 122 declined 0.5 percent to $4 per pound. The price of US copper producer grade 110 saw a 0.5 percent decline to $4.12 per pound. The price of US copper producer grade 102 weakened by 0.5 percent, settling at $4.31 per pound. The cash price of primary Japanese copper showed little movement on Wednesday, hovering around JPY 640,000 ($8,012) per metric ton.

On the LME, the primary copper cash price fell 0.4 percent to $7,770 per metric ton. Also on the LME, the copper 3-month price remained essentially flat at $7,741 per metric ton.

Chinese copper wire saw a 1.6 percent increase on May 22, 2012, making it the biggest upwards shift of the day on global copper markets. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap finished the market day up one percent. Chinese copper bar saw its price rise 0.1 percent. The cash price of Chinese copper inched up 0.1 percent as well.

US copper producer prices, meanwhile are heading up again.

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Chinese copper wire saw a 1.6 percent increase on May 22, 2012, reaching CNY 57,610 ($9,112) per metric ton and making it the biggest upwards shift of the day. At CNY 49,050 ($7,758), the price of Chinese bright copper scrap finished the market day up one percent per metric ton. Chinese copper bar saw its price rise 0.1 percent to CNY 57,630 ($9,115) per metric ton. The cash price of Chinese copper inched up 0.1 percent to CNY 57,830 ($9,147) per metric ton.

The price of US copper producer grade 122 increased one percent to $4 per pound. Following a two-day drop, the price of US copper producer grade 110 increased by one percent to $4.14 per pound. The price of US copper producer grade 102 is back up, rising by 0.9 percent on Tuesday to close at $4.33 per pound. The Japanese copper cash price saw little price change yesterday at JPY 640,000 ($8,074) per metric ton.

On the LME, the primary copper cash price held steady around $7,799 per metric ton. Following a two-day rise on the LME, the 3-month price of copper flattened at $7,745.

A drop of 3.4 percent made the US copper producer grade 102 price the biggest mover of the day on copper markets, finishing at $6.78 per pound on May 3, 2012.

US copper producer grade 110 prices weakened by 0.7 percent, settling at $6.78 per pound. This marked the fifth day in a row of declining prices and the drop-off has accelerated since April 27, 2012. Today also marks the fifth day in a row of declining prices for US copper producer grade 122. After falling 0.7 percent, prices settled at $6 per pound. The Japanese primary copper cash price held steady on Thursday, remaining around JPY 709,000 ($8,840) per metric ton.

Chinese copper prices were mixed for the day. The price of Chinese copper bar fell 0.3 percent to CNY 59,200 ($9,434) per metric ton. On the SHFE, the cash price of Chinese primary copper declined 0.3 percent to CNY 59,400 ($9,466) per metric ton. The price of Chinese copper wire declined 0.2 percent to CNY 58,380 ($9,303) per metric ton. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap remained essentially flat at CNY 50,050 ($7,976) per metric ton.

The cash price of primary copper weakened by 1.5 percent on the LME, settling at $8,401 per metric ton. Following two days of rising prices, the 3-month price of primary copper dropped 0.7 percent on the LME to $8,328 per metric ton.

On May 2, 2012, the Japanese primary copper cash price fell by 0.6 percent, landing at JPY 709,000 ($8,841) per metric ton and making it the day’s biggest mover. For the seventh day in a row, the price of US copper producer grade 110 rose and is currently at $6.83 per pound. The price of US copper producer grade 102 has been on the rise for seven days and is now at $7.02 per pound. After a couple of days of improving prices, the price of US copper producer grade 122 held steady at $6.

Chinese copper prices were mixed for the day. The price of Chinese copper wire improved by 0.4 percent, closing at CNY 58,475 ($9,265) per metric ton on Wednesday. The price of Chinese copper bar moved up 0.4 percent, landing at CNY 59,380 ($9,408) per metric ton. The cash price of Chinese primary copper rose by 0.4 percent on the SHFE to CNY 59,580 ($9,440) yesterday after remaining flat for two days. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap remained essentially flat at CNY 50,050 ($7,930) per metric ton.

The 3-month price of primary copper on the LME has been on the rise for eight days and is now at $8,390 per metric ton. The primary copper cash price flattened at $8,528 after two days of improvement on the LME.

The cash price of Japanese primary copper saw the biggest increase in copper markets on May 1, 2012, rising 1.4 percent.

For the seventh day in a row, the prices of US copper producer grades 102 and 110 rose.

Chinese copper prices closed flat for the day. The Chinese primary copper cash price held steady yesterday on the SHFE, remaining around CNY 59,350 ($9,451) per metric ton. At above $9,200 per metric ton, the price of Chinese copper wire was essentially unchanged. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap remained steady below $8,000 per metric ton.

The primary copper cash price on the LME has been on the rise for ten days and is now at $8,529 per metric ton. Also on the LME, the 3-month price of primary copper rose 0.7 percent to $8,377 per metric ton.

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The cash price of Japanese primary copper saw the biggest increase at 1.4 percent, finishing at JPY 713,000 ($8,900) per metric ton for May 1, 2012.

For the seventh day in a row, the price of US copper producer grade 110 rose and is currently at $6.83 per pound. The price of US copper producer grade 102 has been on the rise for seven days and is now at $7.02 per pound.

Chinese copper prices closed flat for the day. The Chinese primary copper cash price held steady yesterday on the SHFE, remaining around CNY 59,350 ($9,451) per metric ton. At CNY 58,225 ($9,272) per metric ton, the price of Chinese copper wire was essentially unchanged. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap remained steady at CNY 50,050 ($7,970) per metric ton.

The primary copper cash price on the LME has been on the rise for ten days and is now at $8,529 per metric ton. Also on the LME, the 3-month price of primary copper rose 0.7 percent to $8,377 per metric ton.

Copper Market Price Trends – April 30, 2012

Primary copper cash prices saw the biggest upwards shift for the day, rising one percent on the LME to close at $8,443 per metric ton on April 30, 2012. Also on the LME, primary copper 3-month prices increased 0.8 percent to $8,322 per metric ton.

US copper producer grade 110 prices inched up 0.7 percent to $6.81 per pound. After a 0.7 percent increase, the US copper producer grade 102 price finished the day at $7.00 per pound. The Japanese primary copper cash price showed little movement yesterday, hovering around JPY 703,000 ($8,711) per metric ton.

Chinese copper prices were flat for the day. The Chinese primary copper cash price steadied at CNY 59,350 ($9,436) on the SHFE per metric ton. The price of Chinese copper wire flattened at CNY 58,225 ($9,257) after two days of improvement. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap showed little movement yesterday at CNY 50,050 ($7,958) per metric ton.

Aluminum Market Price Trends – April 30, 2012

On April 30, 2012, LME primary aluminum cash prices experienced the biggest change, rising 1.4 percent to $2,068 per metric ton. On the LME, the 3-month price of primary aluminum rose 1.4 percent to $2,109 per metric ton. The cash price of Indian primary aluminum declined 0.8 percent to INR 108.05 ($2.06) per kilogram, after two days of improvement.

Chinese aluminum prices were flat for the day. The price of Chinese aluminum scrap was unchanged at CNY 16,650 ($2,647) per metric ton. The price of Chinese aluminum billet saw essentially no change for the fifth day in a row, remaining around CNY 16,100 ($2,559) per metric ton. The price of Chinese aluminum bar saw little movement at CNY 14,050 ($2,233) per metric ton. On the SHFE, Chinese primary aluminum cash prices remained essentially flat at CNY 16,080 ($2,556) per metric ton.

On April 26, 2012, the day’s biggest mover in copper prices was the LME copper 3-month price, which saw a 1.4 percent increase to $8,200 per metric ton. Also on the LME, primary copper cash prices inched up 1.1 percent to $8,285 per metric ton.

US copper producer grade 110 saw its price rise 0.5 percent, while US copper producer grade 102 prices finished the day up 0.4 percent. The cash price of Japanese primary copper held steady on Thursday, remaining below $8,600 per metric ton.

Chinese copper closed mixed yesterday. After a few days of little change, the cash price of Chinese primary copper popped up 0.3 percent on the SHFE, landing at CNY 58,850 ($9,333) per metric ton. The price of Chinese copper wire moved up 0.3 percent, while Chinese bright copper scrap saw little change in its price yesterday, resting under $8,000 per metric ton.

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