Brass scrap prices rise in step with Comex

Dec 05, 2013 | 02:26 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  brass scrap, copper scrap, Comex, radiators, red brass, scrap prices, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — Prices for most grades of brass scrap rose Dec. 4, as sources said the move was precipitated by recent gains on Comex and a slight uptick in domestic demand.

Red brass (No. 1 composition solids) now stand at $2.44 to $2.48 per pound, composition borings and turnings at $2.41 to $2.45 per pound, and radiators at $2.11 to $2.15 per pound. Yellow brass solids, largely an export item, were unchanged at $2.08 to $2.10 per pound.....





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