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SMM Aluminum Market Daily Review (2015-8-18)

Price Review & Forecast 09:59:52AM Aug 19, 2015 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Aug. 19 (SMM) –SHFE 1510 aluminum drifted lower after opening at RMB 12,060/mt on Tuesday, due to plunging Chinese stock market. The most active contract touched day’s high of RMB 12,070/mt and day’s low of RMB 11,975/mt. Finally, it ended down RMB 75/mt or 0.62% at RMB 11,995/mt. Trading volumes were down 8,070 lots to 16,198 lots, and positions were down 650 lots to 139,000 lots. The contract suffered 4-day losing streak as positive impact from yuan’s depreciation has been digested. 

SHFE 1509 aluminum, which became the front-month contract today, fell to near RMB 11,990/mt. Aluminum prices were mainly between RMB 11,910-11,930/mt in Shanghai, Wuxi and Hangzhou on Tuesday. Large traders flocked to sell, pushing up supply. Downstream consumption remained poor. In the afternoon, a few deals closed at RMB 11,910/mt.   







SMM Aluminum Market Daily Review (2015-8-18)

Price Review & Forecast 09:59:52AM Aug 19, 2015 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Aug. 19 (SMM) –SHFE 1510 aluminum drifted lower after opening at RMB 12,060/mt on Tuesday, due to plunging Chinese stock market. The most active contract touched day’s high of RMB 12,070/mt and day’s low of RMB 11,975/mt. Finally, it ended down RMB 75/mt or 0.62% at RMB 11,995/mt. Trading volumes were down 8,070 lots to 16,198 lots, and positions were down 650 lots to 139,000 lots. The contract suffered 4-day losing streak as positive impact from yuan’s depreciation has been digested. 

SHFE 1509 aluminum, which became the front-month contract today, fell to near RMB 11,990/mt. Aluminum prices were mainly between RMB 11,910-11,930/mt in Shanghai, Wuxi and Hangzhou on Tuesday. Large traders flocked to sell, pushing up supply. Downstream consumption remained poor. In the afternoon, a few deals closed at RMB 11,910/mt.