With this being the one week when all schools are closed for Easter, many market participants were taking the opportunity to have a week's holiday.
As a result, the market was pretty quiet. Although the paper market saw continued buying from Chinese mill groups, plastics and metals were relatively stable due to quiet market conditions.
There will be some concern in the market that initial indications appear to show that the Easter weekend was a bit of a washout for retailers, with poor weather impacting on purchasing patterns. This would suggest that material volumes could well be low, at . . .
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