[Al Price] SMM Aluminum Market Daily Review (2015-8-4)-Shanghai Metals Market

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[Al Price] SMM Aluminum Market Daily Review (2015-8-4)

Price Review & Forecast 08:55:52AM Aug 05, 2015 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Aug. 5 (SMM) –SHFE 1510 aluminum touched an intraday high of RMB 12,170/mt on Tuesday. The light metal fell below RMB 12,100/mt at one point, but then rebounded to RMB 12,140/mt as Chinese stock market staged an impressive rally. Finally, the contract ended up RMB 50/mt at RMB 12,145/mt. Trading volumes were down 14,018 lots to 31,710 lots, and positions were down 2,776 lots to 145,000 lots.  

Aluminum prices were mainly between RMB 11,960-11,970/mt in Shanghai on Tuesday, discounts of RMB 40-30/mt over August aluminum on the SHFE, versus RMB 11,940-11,970/mt in Wuxi and RMB 11,960-11,970/mt in Hangzhou. Spot prices fell below RMB 12,000/mt, luring downstream buyers to go bargain hunting. In the afternoon, sellers in Shanghai raised offers to RMB 11,980/mt after SHFE aluminum rebounded, and trading picked up. 




[Al Price] SMM Aluminum Market Daily Review (2015-8-4)

Price Review & Forecast 08:55:52AM Aug 05, 2015 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Aug. 5 (SMM) –SHFE 1510 aluminum touched an intraday high of RMB 12,170/mt on Tuesday. The light metal fell below RMB 12,100/mt at one point, but then rebounded to RMB 12,140/mt as Chinese stock market staged an impressive rally. Finally, the contract ended up RMB 50/mt at RMB 12,145/mt. Trading volumes were down 14,018 lots to 31,710 lots, and positions were down 2,776 lots to 145,000 lots.  

Aluminum prices were mainly between RMB 11,960-11,970/mt in Shanghai on Tuesday, discounts of RMB 40-30/mt over August aluminum on the SHFE, versus RMB 11,940-11,970/mt in Wuxi and RMB 11,960-11,970/mt in Hangzhou. Spot prices fell below RMB 12,000/mt, luring downstream buyers to go bargain hunting. In the afternoon, sellers in Shanghai raised offers to RMB 11,980/mt after SHFE aluminum rebounded, and trading picked up.