Metals Daily

Platts Print

Product : Market Report
Frequency : Daily
Region : Global

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Platts Metals Daily offers prices, news and analysis for the aluminum, copper and molybdenum value chains. It contains hundreds of metals prices across base, minor, light and precious metals assessed by editors globally. This detailed report will help you monitor global events and quickly spot opportunities or potential pitfalls as well as bring you aluminum and copper price and news coverage. Daily prices and news for molybdenum are also covered to deliver critical insights.


Traders and Purchasers use Metals Daily price assessments as a baseline to buy and sell metals on both a spot and long term bases – helping them to make profitable transactions. They save valuable time by reading breaking news to fully comprehend the dynamics of metals trading and purchasing. The commentary and analysis in Metals Daily takes the reader beyond the numbers, ensuring you only have to stay with one source of information to grasp the full developments of the metals market.

Analysts use Metals Daily prices, news and market commentary to identify patterns and trends in the global aluminum, copper and molybdenum space. They keep on track with major market developments, competition, supply and demand, market dynamics and regulatory issues. Analysis made on the end-of-day critical prices assessments can be used to plot graphs and charts for senior management reporting.

Finance and Compliance departments rely on Metals Daily assessments to resolve contract pricing issues, establish contract prices for billing and understand the basis for contract price formula. The end-of-day price assessments are also used by mid and back office operations for price risk management.

Business Development and Sales draw on Metals Daily news, market commentary and price analysis to understand the aluminum, copper and molybdenum market and pricing trends. They stay on top of customer/counter-party activities, and develop new business opportunities. They avoid spending time sifting through multiple websites, and newspapers.

Executive Management needs up-to-date news and analysis on the metals market to stay on top of industry developments. The read Metals Daily market commentary and news to track important market pricing developments in aluminum, copper and molybdenum as well as news around competitors and customer companies. They employ the market assessments in developing pricing/budgeting strategies.


Each daily issue includes a listing of the day’s metal price movements and provides our analysis on the effects of strikes, mining projects, production cuts, bankruptcies, legislation, joint ventures, and other market-critical events. A weekly supplement also provides in-depth interviews with key market participants and outlooks for global supply and demand.

One of the most comprehensive metals intelligence packages available, a Platts Metals Daily subscription delivers three editions, including:

  • Daily in-depth report containing the day’s market activity, including London and U.S. Close prices
  • Weekly PDF supplement with a metals price overview, covering LME and COMEX prices
  • Monthly Price Report - detailing monthly metal price averages
  • Platts Market Center: Access to all Metals Daily news and prices on our online portal – updated throughout the day. Click here to take a trial to the Platts Market Center

Who Should Buy

Metals markets leaders who need to stay informed and gain new perspectives will find Metals Daily an essential tool. Subscribers include traders, brokers, producers, consumers, industry executives and analysts both up and downstream in the metals markets.

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