Lead, zinc scrap prices on the wane alongside LME

Mar 27, 2013 | 02:42 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  lead scrap, zinc scrap, junk batteries, London Metal Exchange, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — Most free-market lead scrap prices weakened this week, with market participants noting that tags had started to follow recent drops on the London Metal Exchange.

The LME’s three-month lead price ended the March 26 official session at $2,184.50 per tonne (99.1 cents per pound), down 2.3 percent from $2,235 per tonne ($1.01 per pound) two weeks earlier.....

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