Top Stories Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-02-20T07:28:11+01:00 US Scrap Gold prices gain; Gold Futures score back to back gains>uploads/news/2017/2/1167899641487337475 United States scrap gold prices gained on Thursday in line with gold futures prices at New York Mercantile Exchange scored back-to-back gains, sending prices to their highest finish in more than three months. India Nickel Scrap prices climb; Nickel Futures up 1.54 percent>uploads/news/2017/2/2481812401487335673 India's major nickel scrap prices climbed on the Scrap Register Price Index as on Thursday, while nickel futures prices at India's Multi Commodity Exchange settled higher as prices seen drop after China's overseas investment weakened. India Brass, Copper Scrap prices stay flat; Copper Futures finish down>uploads/news/2017/2/10029938001487330567 India's major brass and copper scrap prices stayed flat on Thursday, while copper futures prices at India's Multi Commodity Exchange finished down at Rs. 402.05 per kilogram. Baltic Dry Index rises above 700 points>uploads/news/2017/2/16700806031487327902 The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities gained to above 700 points on Thursday led by higher cape and supramax rates. How will air quality inspections affect Chinese Zinc Market?>uploads/news/2017/2/14274019441487324571 Tianjin, Hebei, Cangzhou and Hengshui have an agglomeration of galvanizers. Large steel tube/pipe plants reported slow sales due to weak demand and environmental protection factor, so they did not reach full operation, SMM said. 50% of galvanizers in Daqiu Village, Tianjin are still restricted as they have yet to complete coal-to-gas switch. Rising European car sales supportive for Platinum>uploads/news/2017/2/18773506211487313445 European demand is especially important to the metal since diesel-powered vehicles, which need platinum for catalytic converters, are popular in Europe. Gold investors focusing on rising inflation>uploads/news/2017/2/7030173831487294691 U.S. economic data has been mostly strong the last two days, including a report Wednesday showing U.S. consumer prices rose 0.6% last month. The year-on-year core inflation rate of 2.3% was above the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, INTL FCStone pointed out. US Silver Scrap prices down; Silver Futures settles near $18 an ounce>uploads/news/2017/2/13206625141487251418 United States silver scrap prices showed a down trend on Wednesday, while silver futures prices at New York Mercantile Exchange gained despite mildly hawkish comments by the Fed chief on the need to raise rates sooner rather than later. US Scrap Gold prices decline; Gold Futures finish higher>uploads/news/2017/2/6784037531487243375 United States scrap gold prices declined on Wednesday, while gold futures prices at New York Mercantile Exchange finished higher as the U.S. dollar backed away from the session’s highs, giving the precious metal an opportunity to rebound after a four-session fall. India Aluminium Scrap prices climb in line with Aluminium Futures>uploads/news/2017/2/1979254471487242541 India's major aluminium scrap commodities prices climbed on Wednesday in line with aluminium futures prices at Multi Commodity Exchange as support seen after a draft policy document suggested China will constrict production next winter to help improve air quality.