Basic Materials


COLUMN-LME targets queues again but watch out for collateral damage: Andy Home

LONDON, Nov 27 The London Metal Exchange (LME) has just announced a new raft of rule changes aimed at killing off the persistent load-out queues that have bedevilled its relations with large parts of its industrial user base.

11:57am GMT

UPDATE 2-Beijing considers bailout for stricken aluminium industry -sources

* Could be followed by more buying next year -source (Adds detail, background)

11:37am GMT

UPDATE 1-Chinese nickel producers agree to slash output

* Will slash output by at least 20 pct next year (Adds detail, background)

11:26am GMT

REFILE-IEA sees India's oil imports rising despite plans to up domestic output

* Domestic output to tail off due to limited resources, high costs

8:48am GMT

CORRECTED-Russia's MMK says could increase dividends from 20 pct of profit in 2016

MAGNITOGORSK, Russia, Nov 27 Russian steel producer MMK could increase its dividend payments from 20 percent of net profit in 2016, but not up to 50 percent, Deputy Chief Executive Sergei Sulimov said on Friday.

7:40am GMT
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