SMM10, March 8: on the first day after the festival, LME nickel stocks fell another 8166 tons, the biggest drop on record. Since late September, Lunni stocks have continued to decline, falling for eight consecutive days to 117522 tonnes as of today (October 8). In terms of futures, Shanghai nickel opened high and walked low in early trading, but rebounded around 10:30 and gradually recovered the lost land. by the end of the day, Shanghai nickel closed at 136970 yuan / ton, up 0.01%, from green to red.
Spot, according to SMM research, the first trading day after the festival, spot trading cold, October 8 Russia nickel than Shanghai nickel 1911 discount to flat water, Jinchuan nickel compared with Shanghai nickel 1911 contract generally reported water 100-200 yuan / ton, the discount water is more stable than before the festival. On the first trading day after the festival, nickel prices fell all the way from around 138500 to around 135000, but because of the low activity of the spot market after the festival, the decline in nickel prices had limited stimulus to spot transactions, and the overall trading in the market was still relatively deserted. Nickel prices stabilized and rebounded to 137000 in the process, spot transactions slightly improved, but the volume is still not optimistic, only a small amount of cautious procurement. The ex-factory price of Jinchuan Company is 136500 yuan / ton, which is 500 yuan / ton lower than that before the festival, and the mainstream transaction is 135800-136500 yuan / ton.
According to SMM, the continuous sharp decline in the inventory of Lunni during the holiday period shows that the bulls are still making efforts, and the price increase brought about by the Back structure is limited so far, but wait and see whether the inventory continues to maintain a downward trend in the later stage, taking into account the high concentration of Lunni bulls and the difficulty of falling prices under the downward trend of inventories, Shanghai nickel has a certain support above 135000 in the short term.
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