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Public holidays –
Apr 18: Observing Countries (Easter Monday)
Apr 18: Zimbabwe (Independence Day)
Apr 19: Brunei, Malaysia Regions (Nuzul Al-Qur’an)
Apr 19: Eswatini (King Mswati III Birthday)
Apr 19: Venezuela (Declaration of Independence)
Apr 21: Brazil (Tiradentes Day)
Apr 21: Iceland (First Day of Summer)
Apr 22-24: Observing Countries (Orthodox Easter)
Apr 23: Iran (Martyrdom of Imam Ali)
Apr 23: Turkey (National Sovereignty and Children’s Day)
Apr 24: Armenia (Genocide Remembrance Day)
Apr 24: Ethiopia (Fasika)

Top 10 most attractive jurisdictions for mining investment in 2021 (position in the 2020 survey)
1. Western Australia (4)
2. Saskatchewan (3)
3. Nevada (1)
4. Alaska (5)
5. Arizona (2)
6. Quebec (6)
7. Idaho (9)
8. Morocco (-)
9. Yukon (18)
10. South Australia (7)

Least attractive jurisdictions for mining investment (2020 position out of 77 jurisdictions)
75. South Africa (60)
76. Venezuela (77)
77. Argentina: Mendoza (71)
78. Panama (-)
79. China (-)
80. Nicaragua (-)
81. Mali (21)
82. Democratic Republic of Congo (57)
83. Spain (69)
84. Zimbabwe (70)

LME ($US) 3-month closing prices, Apr 3 –
Copper 10,269.50
Aluminium 3,442.37
Zinc 4,331.00
Nickel 34,000.00
Lead 2,411.00
Tin 44,010.00

LME ($US) precious spot closing prices, Apr 3 –
Gold 1,920.40
Silver 24.55

NASDAQ ($US) closing prices, Apr 1 –
Gold 1,923.70
Silver 24.654
Copper 4.6885
Platinum 988.60
Palladium 2,267.50

NYMEX ($US) 62% Fe CFR China, market close, Apr 1 –
Iron ore 159.85

Public holidays –
Apr 4: Pakistan (Ramazan Bank Holiday)
Apr 4: Senegal (Independence Day)
Apr 4: Taiwan (Children’s Day)
Apr 4-5: China (Qing Ming Jie holiday)
Apr 5: Hong Kong, Taiwan (Tomb Sweeping Day)
Apr 6: Thailand (Chakri Day)
Apr 7: Kyrgyzstan (April People’s Revolution Day)
Apr 7: Mozambique (Women’s Day)
Apr 7: Rwanda (Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day)
Apr 7: Tanzania (Karume Day)
Apr 8: Liberia (Fast and Prayer Day)
Apr 8: Uganda (Funeral of Jacob Oulanyah)
Apr 9: Georgia (Independence Restoration Day)

LME ($US) 3-month closing prices, Mar 27 –
Copper 10,277.00
Aluminium 3,613.84
Zinc 4,080.00
Nickel 36,300.00
Lead 2,332.00
Tin 42,300.00

LME ($US) precious spot closing prices, Mar 27 –
Gold 1,954.30
Silver 25.41

NASDAQ ($US) closing prices, Mar 25 –
Palladium 2,394.30
Platinum 1,010.70
Copper 4.6985
Silver 25.615
Gold 1,959.80

NYMEX ($US) 62% Fe CFR China, market close, Mar 25 –
Iron ore 149.87

Public holidays –
Mar 29: Central African Republic (Commemoration of Boganda)
Mar 29: Madagascar (Martyrs’ Day)
Mar 30: Trinidad (Spiritual Baptist Liberation Day)
Mar 31: Malta (Freedom Day)
Mar 31: Micronesia (Culture Day)
Mar 31: US Virgin Islands (Transfer Day)
Apr 1: Cyprus (National Holiday)
Apr 1: Iran (Islamic Freedom Day)
Apr 2: Argentina (Day of the Veterans)
Apr 2: Iran (Nature Day)
Apr 2: Mauritius (Ougadi)
Apr 3: Observing Countries (Ramadan)
Apr 3: China (Qing Ming Jie)

LME ($US) 3-month closing prices, Mar 20 –
Copper 10,306.00
Aluminium 3,398.63
Zinc 3,839.00
Nickel 36,915.00
Lead 2,246.00
Tin 42,307.00

LME ($US) precious spot closing prices, Mar 20 –
Gold 1,927.40
Silver 24.93

NASDAQ ($US) closing prices, Mar 18 –
Palladium 2,493.00
Platinum 1,035.90
Copper 4.7395
Silver 25.087
Gold 1,933.90

NYMEX ($US) 62% Fe CFR China, market close, Mar 18 –
Iron ore 150.59

Public holidays –
Mar 21: Columbia (St Joseph’s Day)
Mar 21: Mexico (Benito Juarez Birthday Memorial)
Mar 21: Namibia (Independence Day)
Mar 21: South Africa (Human Rights Day)
Mar 21: Syria (Mothers’ Day)
Mar 21-23: Observing Countries (Nowruz)
Mar 23: Angola (Southern Africa Liberation Day)
Mar 23: Pakistan (Pakistan Day)
Mar 24: Argentina (Memorial Day)
Mar 25: Greece (National Holiday)
Mar 25: Cyprus (Greek Independence Day)
Mar 26: Bangladesh (Independence Day)
Mar 26: Mali (Martyrs Day)

LME ($US) 3-month closing prices, Mar 13 –
Copper 10,101.00
Aluminium 3,489.28
Zinc 3,830.00
Lead 2,296.50
Tin 44,100.00

LME ($US) precious spot closing prices, Mar 13 –
Gold 1,980.90
Silver 25.79

NASDAQ ($US) closing prices, Mar 11 –
Palladium 2,796.80
Platinum 1,088.60
Copper 4.6255
Silver 26.16
Gold 1,985.00

NYMEX ($US) 62% Fe CFR China, market close, Mar 11 –
Iron ore 155.36

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