Top Stories https://www.scrapregister.com/rss/suppliers Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-10-21T03:14:24+01:00 tranzmedia.com Scrapregister.com https://www.scrapregister.com//images/web/logo.png https://www.scrapregister.com/ US senate vote leaves Gold prices under pressure https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/2649706021508514727 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43466/us-senate-vote-leaves-gold-prices-under-pressure https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43466/us-senate-vote-leaves-gold-prices-under-pressure The metal has steadily depreciated in recent days, despite geopolitical tensions and political uncertainty supporting the flight to safety. US Silver Scrap prices remain flat; Silver Futures settle higher https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/9324240621508501312 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43465/us-silver-scrap-prices-remain-flat-silver-futures-settle-higher https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43465/us-silver-scrap-prices-remain-flat-silver-futures-settle-higher United States silver scrap prices remained flat on the Scrap Register Price Index as on Thursday, while silver futures prices at New York Mercantile Exchange settled higher as political drama in the eurozone rattled investor confidence and the U.S. dollar and equities declined. Global Zinc market in a deficit of 455 kilo tons during Jan to Aug https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/7388915231508498313 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43464/global-zinc-market-in-a-deficit-of-455-kilo-tons-during-jan-to-aug https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43464/global-zinc-market-in-a-deficit-of-455-kilo-tons-during-jan-to-aug Global zinc market was in deficit by 455 kilo tons during January to August 2017 which compares with a deficit of 202 kilo tons recorded in the whole of the previous year, according to the latest data released by the World Bureau of Metal Statistics. China Aluminium Scrap prices stay flay; SHFE aluminium settles slightly lower https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/15101426071508497030 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43463/china-aluminium-scrap-prices-stay-flay-shfe-aluminium-settles-slightly-lower https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43463/china-aluminium-scrap-prices-stay-flay-shfe-aluminium-settles-slightly-lower Chinese aluminium scrap prices stayed flat on Scrap Register Price Index as on Thursday, while copper futures prices at Shanghai Futures Exchange settled slightly lower due to further winter capacity cuts in China and rising prices for alumina. US Steel shipments advance 5.1 percent in August https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/16487340601508494657 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43462/us-steel-shipments-advance-5.1-percent-in-august https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43462/us-steel-shipments-advance-5.1-percent-in-august The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has reported that for the month of August 2017, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,928,795 net tons, a 6.0 percent increase from the 7,480,241 net tons shipped in the previous month, July 2017, and a 5.1 percent increase from the 7,542,605 net tons shipped in August 2016. Baltic Dry Index scores 11th straight day of gains https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/14657920651508484708 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43461/baltic-dry-index-scores-11th-straight-day-of-gains https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43461/baltic-dry-index-scores-11th-straight-day-of-gains The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities climbed further to 1582 points on Thursday led by an increase in cape, supramax and panamax indices. US Scrap Gold, Gold Futures prices continue to advance https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/13319845661508478618 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43460/us-scrap-gold-gold-futures-prices-continue-to-advance https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43460/us-scrap-gold-gold-futures-prices-continue-to-advance United States gold scrap prices continued to advance on the Scrap Register Price Index as on Thursday in line with gold futures prices at New York Mercantile Exchange due to the weakness in the dollar and a decline in U.S. equities buoyed the yellow metal's haven appeal to investors. Chinese Copper Scrap prices remain steady; SHFE Copper settles lower https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/16865108501508476693 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43459/chinese-copper-scrap-prices-remain-steady-shfe-copper-settles-lower https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43459/chinese-copper-scrap-prices-remain-steady-shfe-copper-settles-lower Chinese copper scrap prices remained steady on Scrap Register Price Index as on Thursday, while copper futures prices at Shanghai Futures Exchange settled lower as investors become reluctant to chase prices after the recent strong gains. Global Nickel market reports a deficit in Jan to Aug https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/7779304161508474251 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43458/global-nickel-market-reports-a-deficit-in-jan-to-aug https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43458/global-nickel-market-reports-a-deficit-in-jan-to-aug Global Nickel market was in deficit during the first eight months of this year with apparent demand exceeding production by 40.2 kilo tons, according to the latest data released by the World Bureau of Metal Statistics. Silver, Palladium exchange traded fund holdings down https://www.scrapregister.com/>uploads/news/2017/10/6658020491508426951 https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43457/silver-palladium-exchange-traded-fund-holdings-down https://www.scrapregister.com/news/43457/silver-palladium-exchange-traded-fund-holdings-down Silver and palladium exchange-traded-fund holdings have declined, while those for platinum are higher, said Commerzbank.