SHANGHAI, Dec. 15 (SMM) – Crude oil prices hit a record low and are still pessimistic. The Fed will hold its policy meeting tonight. LME nickel should fall today with entry of shorts at highs and exodus of longs after profit-taking.
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SHFE 1601 nickel contract prices will move between RMB 67,500-69,000/mt today. Downstream buyers will refrain from buying on rising zinc prices. Spot nickel should rise slightly to RMB 67,700-69,800/mt.