Lead scrap prices stable as zinc tags drops

May 10, 2012 | 04:11 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  lead scrap, lead battery prices, zinc scrap tags, LME, Doe Run, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Free-market lead scrap tags have yet to reflect the volatility experiences in London Metal Exchange prices, although the zinc scrap market has declined by 2 cents per pound.

Whole auto batteries continued to defy the LME’s recent downturn, rising to 41 to 44 cents per pound Wednesday from 40 to 43 cents per pound on April 25. All other lead scrap grades were unchanged.....

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