Zinc Benefits From Growing Belief That The World Economic Crisis Is Over

Zinc prices saw a small increase of 0.33% yesterday, closing at 243.5, driven by increased optimism in the world manufacturing sector amid signs that the manufacturing downturn may have peaked. The U.S. inflation statistics exceeded estimates for March, which delayed the expected date of a first-rate decrease from June to September, further supporting this optimistic…

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A weaker currency and expectations of increased demand led to a rise in zinc prices

A weaker dollar and positive expectations for rising demand propelled zinc’s slight advance of 0.35%, which saw it settle at 227.95. With the central bank and financial authorities promising to provide funding and handle local government debt issues, Chinese officials gave the country’s real estate industry a boost. With a total debt of 92 trillion…

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Zinc rises on expectations of stimulus measures from main metals customer China

On expectations of stimulus measures from major metals customer China, zinc yesterday finished up by 0.61% at 215.7. In order to stimulate the economy, China is probably going to further reduce bank reserve requirements and interest rates in the second half of this year. Investors also predicted Beijing would introduce supporting measures shortly to boost…

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