Copper up on slowing COVID-19 infections

Copper up on slowing COVID-19 infections

Copper has risen, supported by a slowdown in the death toll from coronavirus in some European countries and falling inventories, though fears of recession continued to weigh on prices. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange was up 1.1 per cent at $US4,891 a...
Copper up on slowing COVID-19 infections

Farming sector can beat COVID-19: Rabobank

Australia’s agricultural sector can weather the COVID-19 storm despite the global economic downturn and pressure on commodity prices, according to Rabobank. The Dutch multinational on Friday said several factors would help cushion the negative economic impacts...
Copper up on slowing COVID-19 infections

Job vacancies dip slightly before COVID-19

Job vacancies in Australia edged only slightly lower during the summer bushfire crisis, though the figures have come too soon to reflect the spread of the coronavirus. In seasonally adjusted terms, the number of job vacancies decreased by 0.1 per cent in the February...
Copper up on slowing COVID-19 infections

Rapid COVID-19 testing coming to Aust

Pinprick blood tests that detect COVID-19 in just minutes are coming to Australia within days. Melbourne diagnostic company Endo X and ASX-listed biotech company Cellmid are among several companies that have signed import agreements with Chinese manufacturers to...
Copper up on slowing COVID-19 infections

Scentre, Premier locked in COVID-19 stoush

Westfield mall owner Scentre Group is denying claims from Solomon Lew’s Premier Investments that it failed to properly address a coronavirus scare at one of its Brisbane malls. Amid a bitter rental stoush, Premier on Friday said Scentre had sat on its hands...