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METALS-Nickel slumps to 11-month low on stainless steel worries

12 Nov 2018

* LME inventories of aluminium up 22 pct in a month (Adds aluminium low, updates with official prices)

METALS-Nickel hits near 11-month low as speculators step up pressure

09 Nov 2018

* Zinc premium of cash over 3 months highest in over a year (Updates with closing prices)

QME plans to extend spot-trading commodity platform

01 Nov 2018

LONDON China's Qianhai Mercantile Exchange (QME) plans to add more commodities to its spot trading platform, possibly including metals needed for electric vehicles.

Canadian banks lining up for regulatory change to join LME

01 Nov 2018

LONDON Several Canadian banks are expected to join the London Metal Exchange (LME) once it gets the green light from regulators in Ontario, the head of the LME said.

METALS-Aluminium hits 14-month low on renewed U.S.-China trade tension

30 Oct 2018

* Nickel steady after previous session's 10-month low (Adds closing prices, zinc spread)

Copper price to spring back in 2019, zinc seen flat: Reuters poll

26 Oct 2018

LONDON/BENGALURU Copper prices are due to rebound next year as healthy supply/demand fundamentals overcome macro-economic worries, but zinc will be held back by rising output, a Reuters poll showed.

Flow of LME nickel to hidden storage dents bull story

19 Oct 2018

LONDON The bulk of nickel moving out of London Metal Exchange-approved warehouses in Asia is showing up in hidden facilities in Europe, analysts said, denting a bullish scenario of potential shortages.

METALS-Nickel hits one-month low on China growth worries, U.S. rates

18 Oct 2018

* Zinc only metal in positive territory on stocks fall (Updates with closing prices, adds nickel balance data)

METALS-Aluminium breaks six-session losing streak as markets recover

12 Oct 2018

* Shanghai zinc inventories jump 48.5 pct over two weeks (Updates with closing prices)

LMEWEEK-LME launches new contracts with steel, alumina best placed to succeed

05 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 5 New steel and alumina contracts have the best chance of succeeding as the London Metal Exchange unleashes 10 new products early next year in an attempt to compete more effectively with rival exchanges, industry sources said.

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