Aluminium and nickel hit multi-year highs on Russian supply threat

Russia produces around 6% of the world's aluminium and 7% of its mined nickel. Sanctions on aluminium maker Rusal in 2018 drove the metal's price up 35% in days. Benchmark aluminium on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was up 1.9% at $3,343 a tonne at 1115 GMT after reaching $3,380, just shy of 2008's record of $3,380.15.

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