Lead scrap prices dip; junk batteries steady

Apr 10, 2013 | 01:56 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  lead scrap, whole junk batteries, battery prices, lead scrap prices, smelter buying prices, LME, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — Free-market lead scrap prices have weakened further, market participants said, as secondary tags trail falling terminal markets.

Smelters’ lead scrap buying prices fell to 78 to 80 cents per pound April 9 from 79 to 81 cents previously, remelt lead weakened to 82 to 84 cents per pound from 83 to 85 cents and cable lead narrowed to 81 to 83 cents per pound from 82 to 84 cents.....

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