Special high-grade zinc premiums tumble

Sep 27, 2013 | 01:54 PM | Everdeen Mason

Tags  zinc, zinc premiums, SHG, special high-grade zinc, zinc prices, Everdeen Mason

NEW YORK — Special high-grade zinc premiums fell this past week amid slower demand, traders and consumers said.

AMM’s delivered premiums for spot zinc decreased to 8 to 9 cents per pound Sept. 26 from 9 to 10 cents previously.

Market participants attributed the slowing in demand in part to a potential U.S. government shutdown looming over the country as a divided Congress debates whether to increase the debt ceiling.....





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