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Price Gap between Standard and High-quality Copper Narrows in Shanghai (May 8, 2015)
May 8,2015 18:35CST
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Source:SMM
Spot copper quoted between a RMB 30/mt discount and a premium of RMB 30/mt to SHFE 1505 copper contract in Shanghai early May 8.

SHANGHAI, May 8 (SMM) – Spot copper quoted between a RMB 30/mt discount and a premium of RMB 30/mt to SHFE 1505 copper contract in Shanghai early May 8. Standard-quality copper traded at RMB 45,920-46,050/mt, and high-quality copper sold for RMB 45,950-46,100/mt.

SHFE 1506 copper contract prices outperformed SHFE 1505 copper contract, causing some speculators to buy in spot market and sell futures. Discounts on standard-quality copper declined as a result, narrowing spread between high and standard-quality copper. Trading activities declined.  

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