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SMM Morning Review - 2010/1/20 Lead Market

SMM Insight 10:15:28AM Jan 20, 2010 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 20 (SMM) -- Technical buying on the LMB base metals market offset the negative impact from a rising US dollar, and LME lead prices experienced slight declines. A series of important economic data in China and the US will be released today and tomorrow. LME lead prices will test USD 2,500/mt.

In neighboring markets, the US dollar advanced against major currencies, and hit a new high against the euro for this year. Investors chose to invest the US dollar in view of unfavorable economic data in Germany, and the US dollar index closed at 77.451 as a result. Gold futures for February delivery closed USD 9.5 to USD 1,140 per ounce, and silver futures for March delivery ended cents 37.3 higher at USD 18.80 per ounce.

SMM expects domestic lead market to trade in the RMB 16,600-16,900/mt range.

 

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SMM Morning Review - 2010/1/20 Lead Market

SMM Insight 10:15:28AM Jan 20, 2010 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 20 (SMM) -- Technical buying on the LMB base metals market offset the negative impact from a rising US dollar, and LME lead prices experienced slight declines. A series of important economic data in China and the US will be released today and tomorrow. LME lead prices will test USD 2,500/mt.

In neighboring markets, the US dollar advanced against major currencies, and hit a new high against the euro for this year. Investors chose to invest the US dollar in view of unfavorable economic data in Germany, and the US dollar index closed at 77.451 as a result. Gold futures for February delivery closed USD 9.5 to USD 1,140 per ounce, and silver futures for March delivery ended cents 37.3 higher at USD 18.80 per ounce.

SMM expects domestic lead market to trade in the RMB 16,600-16,900/mt range.

 

Copyright © SMM. All Rights Reserved

None of this material may be used for any commercial or public use in any forms or means, without the prior written consent of SMM. For reproduction issue, please contact us by email: service.en@smm.cn