Tin premiums steady in lackluster market

Feb 01, 2013 | 05:05 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Tin, tin premiums, Grade A tin, low-lead tin, Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — Grade A tin spot premiums held firm amid tepid business in the first month of the year.

A few small spot deals were closed, but January was quiet for the most part, which has kept AMM’s spot premiums for Grade A tin between $600 and $750 per tonne.

"January started off relatively slow. There was a little pickup, but not great," one trader told AMM.

"Demand is off," a producer source said, attributing it to the slowing economy. "I think we’ll just keep bubbling along here." ....

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