SMM Brief on SHFE Zinc Futures (2013-10-11)

Price Review & Forecast 05:57:23PM Oct 11, 2013 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 (SMM) – Market optimism increased as an agreement on the debt ceiling issue is expected to be reached, pushing up Asian stocks and zinc prices to close with gains for four consecutive days. SHFE 1401 zinc contract prices opened at RMB 14,865/mt, and then edge up to RMB 14,930-14,950/mt. At noon, SHFE zinc prices fell briefly, but found strong support at the 30-day moving average, gaining back some losses and hovering around moving averages in the afternoon, and closing at RMB 14,945/mt, up RMB 100/mt. Trading volumes increased by 37,974 lots, to 74,154 lots, and total positions increased by 16,652 lots, to 145,000 lots.
 

Key Words:  zinc contract prices  

SMM Brief on SHFE Zinc Futures (2013-10-11)

Price Review & Forecast 05:57:23PM Oct 11, 2013 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 (SMM) – Market optimism increased as an agreement on the debt ceiling issue is expected to be reached, pushing up Asian stocks and zinc prices to close with gains for four consecutive days. SHFE 1401 zinc contract prices opened at RMB 14,865/mt, and then edge up to RMB 14,930-14,950/mt. At noon, SHFE zinc prices fell briefly, but found strong support at the 30-day moving average, gaining back some losses and hovering around moving averages in the afternoon, and closing at RMB 14,945/mt, up RMB 100/mt. Trading volumes increased by 37,974 lots, to 74,154 lots, and total positions increased by 16,652 lots, to 145,000 lots.
 

Key Words:  zinc contract prices