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May 23: Canada (Regional holidays)
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May 25: Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Namibia, Zimbabwe (Africa Day)
May 25: Jordan (Independence Day)
May 25: Zambia (Africa Freedom Day)

After a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on the worldwide supply and demand for metals, the most recent metal balances report by the World Bureau of Metal Statistics shows the copper, lead and nickel metal balances were in deficit in the period January-March 2022.
The primary aluminium, tin and zinc metal balances were in surplus during the period.
WBMS is the data resource of first resort for the global metals industry. Its massive, updated database and bulletins represent the most comprehensive data available.

LME ($US) 3-month closing prices, May 15
Copper 9,212.50
Aluminium 2,828.00
Zinc 3,539.50
Nickel 27,375.00
Lead 2,078.00
Tin 33,800.00

LME ($US) precious spot closing prices, May 15
Gold 1,809.30
Silver 20.97

NASDAQ ($US) closing prices, May 13 –
Copper 4.175
Gold 1,808.20
Palladium 1,917.70
Platinum 930.70
Silver 21.001

NYMEX ($US) 62% Fe CFR China, market close, May 13 –
Iron ore 132.33

Public holidays
May 16: India (Buddha Purnima/Vesak)
May 16: Indonesia (Waisak Day)
May 16: Malawi (Day Off for Kamuzu Day)
May 16: Mongolia (Great Buddha Day)
May 16: Nepal (Buddha Jayanti)
May 16: Singapore (Day Off for Vesak Day)
May 16: South Sudan (Sudan People’s Liberation Army Day)
May 16: Sri Lanka (Day After Vesak Full Moon Poya Day)
May 16: Thailand (Day Off for Visakha Bucha)
May 17: Congo-Kinshasa (Liberation Day)
May 17: Nauru (Constitution Day)
May 17: Norway (1814 Constitution Day)

LME ($US) 3-month closing prices, May 8 –
Copper 9,388.00
Aluminium 2,835.00
Zinc 3,791.00
Nickel 30,370.00
Lead 2,230.00
Tin 39,450.00

LME ($US) precious spot closing prices, May 8 –
Gold 1,883.00
Silver 22.38

NASDAQ ($US) closing prices, May 6 –
Copper 4.267
Gold 1,882.80
Palladium 2,023.20
Platinum 956.00
Silver 22.367

NYMEX ($US) 62% Fe CFR China, market close, May 6 –
Iron ore 136.91

Conferences –
May 9-12: Investing in African Mining Indaba, Cape Town (South Africa)

Public holidays
May 16: India (Buddha Purnima/Vesak)
May 16: Indonesia (Waisak Day)
May 16: Malawi (Day Off for Kamuzu Day)
May 16: Mongolia (Great Buddha Day)
May 16: Nepal (Buddha Jayanti)
May 16: Singapore (Day Off for Vesak Day)
May 16: South Sudan (Sudan People’s Liberation Army Day)
May 16: Sri Lanka (Day After Vesak Full Moon Poya Day)
May 16: Thailand (Day Off for Visakha Bucha)
May 17: Congo-Kinshasa (Liberation Day)
May 17: Nauru (Constitution Day)
May 17: Norway (1814 Constitution Day)

LME ($US) 3-month closing prices, Apr 24
Copper 10,069.00
Aluminium 3,246.05
Zinc 4,393.00
Nickel 33,150.00
Lead 2,387.00
Tin 42,225.00

LME ($US) precious spot closing prices, Apr 24
Gold 1,932.50
Silver 24.23

NASDAQ ($US) closing prices, Apr 22
Gold 1,934.30
Silver 24.318
Copper 4.602
Platinum 927.40
Palladium 2,376.30

NYMEX ($US) 62% Fe CFR China, market close, Apr 22
Iron ore 154.13

Company
Apr 25 - Copper Mountain Mining Q1, Toronto (Canada)
Apr 27 – Gold Road Resources Q1, Sydney (Australia)
Apr 27 – First Quantum Minerals Q1, Toronto (Canada)
Apr 28 – Regis Resources Q3, Sydney (Australia)

LME ($US) 3-month closing prices, Apr 17
Copper 10,332.00
Aluminium 3,293.25
Zinc 4,429.50
Nickel 33,145.00
Lead 2,448.00
Tin 43,400.00

LME ($US) precious spot closing prices, Apr 17 –
Gold 1,971.60
Silver 25.53

NASDAQ ($US) closing prices, Apr 14 –
Gold 1,974.90
Silver 25.70
Copper 4.741
Platinum 994.20
Palladium 2,355.40

NYMEX ($US) 62% Fe CFR China, market close, Apr 14 –
Iron ore 155.69

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