SHANGHAI, Jun. 30 (SMM) – On Tuesday, SHFE nickel opened at a daily downside limit, souring sentiment in base metals market. This caused SHFE 1509 aluminum contract to plunge to RMB 12,560/mt. The light metal rebounded in the afternoon, but failed to break through the daily moving average, closing at RMB 12,625/mt. Trading volumes totaled 49,992 lots, and positions were up 5,748 lots to 124,950 lots. More declines are expected on the way.