Global base metal prices from Argus
From vehicle lightweighting to increased demand for copper to wire our connected world, base metals are used widely in manufacturing industrial and consumer products, and demand is only going to increase. Base metals are the most connected to the futures market already so what does even more demand mean for commodity investments? Argus provides base metals premiums in the most active trading regions around the world, in addition to data from the world’s metals exchanges on a real-time (additional fees apply) or 30-minute delay basis.
Base metals coverage
The global view of Argus base metal prices provides transparency on the financial impact of global trade negotiations as they unfold. With premiums provided in the most active trading regions around the world, Argus analyses the link between the physical and paper markets. For investors taking a position on the financial markets, Argus offers tools to highlight arbitrage opportunities and provides alerts for when prices reach upper and lower threshold limits on any contract of interest on the exchanges.
Argus’ comprehensive suite of non-ferrous base metal prices, from collected at yard scrap to physical premiums on primary materials, gives the full view of the non-ferrous value chain.
- Aluminium prices
- Aluminium alloy prices
- Copper prices
- Lead prices
- Nickel prices
- Tin prices
- Zinc prices
- Non-ferrous scrap prices
Highlights of Argus global base metals coverage
- Value-added exchange data tools offer a deeper level of insight to the standard exchange feed windows (calculated derived cash, global view of all exchanges on a single screen, threshold alerts)
- Full suite of non-ferrous scrap prices can be analysed to detect correlations or leading indicators for base metals prices
- Currency and unit of measure conversions allow easy comparison of exchange data in different regions of the world to identify arbitrage opportunities
- Base metals workspaces facilitate an holistic view of each individual market’s performance
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