SHANGHAI, Nov. 18 (SMM) – The US Federal Reserve Chairwoman Yellen delivered a hawkish speech on Thursday night. US dollar index thus hovered at highs, weighing down LME aluminum. LME aluminum is predicted to test support at the 40-day moving average and will move between USD 1,688-1,700/mt on Friday. SHFE 1701 aluminum will range at RMB 13,400-13,600/mt on Friday.
In China’s domestic market, spot aluminum should trade at premiums of RMB 400-440/mt on Friday.