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Peter Hobson

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up

15 Aug 2019

LONDON/BEIJING, Aug 15 China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering its yuan currency as economic growth slows.

Exclusive: China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up

14 Aug 2019

LONDON/BEIJING China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering its yuan currency as economic growth slows.

METALS-Copper falls as Chinese factory growth tumbles to 17-year low

14 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 14 Copper prices fell on Wednesday after industrial output growth in China, the largest metals consumer, fell to a more than 17-year low, weakening the outlook for demand.

METALS-Nickel leaps to 16-month high on Indonesian supply fears

08 Aug 2019

* Indonesia could accelerate reintroduction of ore export ban

Graphic: Brexit and flight to safety propel sterling-priced gold to record high

05 Aug 2019

LONDON Gold priced in sterling soared to a record high on Monday, spurred by fear of a disorderly British exit from the European Union and a generalized flight to safe-haven assets that intensified with rising U.S.-China trade tensions.

METALS-Copper clocks biggest weekly fall in a year on U.S.-China trade war

02 Aug 2019

* Metals markets hit by Trump threats: https://tmsnrt.rs/2MxyjOT (Updates with closing prices, adds bullets)

Palladium primed for record highs as oversupply batters platinum: Reuters poll

02 Aug 2019

LONDON Palladium is expected to widen its lead over sister metal platinum to a whopping $619 an ounce on average this year and $595 an ounce in 2020, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.

'Perfect environment' seen keeping gold above $1,400/oz in 2020: Reuters poll

02 Aug 2019

LONDON Lower interest rates and resurgent investor and central bank buying are expected to help gold prices cement recent gains and hold above $1,400 an ounce next year, but silver is seen struggling to catch up, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.

Gold demand leaps to three-year high as prices surge: WGC

01 Aug 2019

LONDON Global gold demand rose 8% in the first half of this year to the highest since 2016, driven by central bank buying and a flood of investment into gold-backed exchange traded funds (ETFs), the World Gold Council said on Thursday.

METALS-Lead prices slip on rising stockpiles and weak factory output

30 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 30 Lead prices fell on Tuesday after large deliveries of metal into London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouses eased supply concerns and poor economic data pointed to weakening demand.

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