SHANGHAI, Aug. 1 (SMM) – Anthony Scaramucci has been removed as White House communications director, pushing down the US dollar to 92.767. Crude oil prices rose. Longs on SHFE nickel closed positions actively, weighing down nickel prices. SHFE nickel faces downward pressure after continuous gains. LME nickel will move above USD 10,150/mt today, and SHFE 1709 nickel should hover between RMB 82,000-83,200/mt, with spot prices between RMB 82,200-84,200/mt.