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Aluminium Weekly Market Tracker

28 October 2019 Issue

  • Chinese industrial profits disappoint: Market Summary and Analysis

    28 October 2019

    The combination of weak macroeconomics and an anticipated increase of global aluminium supply has raised traders’ expectations that more participants will purchase metal with the intention of holding and financing it for long-term gain.

  • Funds focus: Speculative positioning has been improving

    28 October 2019

    Since the publication of the last COTRs covering the week to October 22 for Comex copper and the week to October 18 for the LME metals, we believe speculative length has improved further as a rise in the value of the LMEX alongside an increase in index-weighted open interest suggests that long position building has been the dominant theme.

  • Primary and Secondary Fundamental Analysis

    28 October 2019

    Analysis of consumption and production of primary aluminium, and an analysis of the market drivers of secondary aluminium and aluminium.

  • Weekly Statistical Data Spreadsheets

    28 October 2019

    Download links for all the statistical data published with the weekly report

  • Weekly Technical Analysis

    28 October 2019

    Technical analysis of the LME aluminium market and aluminium alloy market