SHANGHAI, Dec. 10 (SMM) – The market will eye on news of buyout by China’s State Reserve Bureau (SRB) today. Continuously falling crude oil prices will depress markets. LME zinc prices are expected to move between USD 1,515-1,545/mt today. SHFE 1602 zinc contract prices will fluctuate between RMB 12,500-12,700/mt today.
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In China’s spot markets, zinc smelters will sell modestly, and additional arriving shipments of imported zinc will hit domestic zinc prices. Spot prices will range from RMB 20/mt below to RMB 40/mt above SHFE 1601 zinc contract prices.