SMH reported BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP,ASX:BHP) warned shareholders its nickel and aluminum divisions are not going to meet profit goals.
Reuters Africa reported base metals were mixed on Monday, with nickel dropping.
Bloomberg reported Russia's Micex Index saw unusual trading on Monday.
Philippine Daily Inquirer reported Intex Resources ASA is planning to build the first nickel processing plant in the country.
Reuters reported base metals dipped on speculation countries in the Eurozone will receive a credit downgrade.
Reuters Africa reported base metals rose on Thursday, including nickel.
Bloomberg reported most base metals including nickel dropped on Fitch's warning it may drop Italy's credit score.