Scrap lead battery prices follow LME higher

Jun 05, 2013 | 01:54 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  lead scrap, lead batteries, junk batteries, zinc scrap, LME, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Scrap lead battery prices have moved higher along with a rise in primary lead, with sellers reportedly having re-entered the market to take advantage of the higher tags.

Junk batteries are in a range of 39 to 41 cents per pound, up from 37 to 39 cents previously, while scrap lead has increased to between 79 and 81 cents per pound from 78 to 80 cents. Cable lead also rose a penny to 82 to 84 cents per pound.....

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