SHANGHAI, Apr. 19 (SMM) – As LME zinc prices overnight rallied after bottoming out, SHFE 1307 zinc contracts prices opened high at RMB 14,410/mt, and then fluctuated between RMB 14,370-14,390/mt. As bargain hunters entered the market, SHFE zinc prices were pushed up, but met resistance at RMB 14,500/mt. The Shanghai Composite Index soared and closed the day up 2.14%, pushing up SHFE zinc prices to touch RMB 14,600/mt, with prices closing at RMB 14,575/mt, up RMB 325/mt or 2.28%. Trading volumes decreased by 106,000 lots, to 110,000 lots, and total positions decreased by 13,148 lots to132,000 lots.