Only copper and mixed paper prices change in stable market

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While last week couldn’t be described as a quiet week, it was mostly a stable week in terms of pricing.

After price falls in recent weeks, the price of paper grades was largely stable as buyers ensured they got material on the water ahead of expected shipping price hikes in October.

However, demand for mixed paper remains low, and a further £2 per tonne came off this grade.

Most metals were stable too, but copper grades increased by £25 per tonne.

Plastics were stable but there is a view that the recent price drop for PRNs must lead to changes in the physical price too. 

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