SHANGHAI, Mar. 8 (SMM) – SHFE three-month zinc contract prices opened slightly higher and then fluctuated today. Discounts of #0 zinc against SHFE 1305 zinc contract prices were RMB 220-230/mt, with traded prices between RMB 15,000-15,020/mt. #1 zinc prices were RMB 14,970-14,980/mt. Smelters sold goods modestly, and zinc prices rose compared to the previous day. But downstream buyers were cautoius, keeping transactions muted.