SHANGHAI, Nov. 15 (SMM) – US dollar index broke through 100 with high expectation of US interest rate hike in December’s meeting, weighing down LME aluminum. LME aluminum is expected to test support at the 5-day moving average and swing between USD 1,720-1,760/mt. Chinese yuan depreciated in a row, supporting SHFE 1701 aluminum. SHFE 1701 aluminum is expected to hover at RMB 14,100-14,400/mt with resistance on Tuesday.
In China’s domestic market, spot aluminum should trade at discounts of RMB 20/mt to premiums of RMB 20/mt on Tuesday.