Copper down on worries over HK protests

Copper down on worries over HK protests

Copper and other base metals prices retreated overnight, shaken by protests in Hong Kong and expected retaliation by Washington against top metals consumer China. Hong Kong police fired pepper pellets on Wednesday to disperse protesters unhappy with national security...
Copper down on worries over HK protests

Copper slips on worries about recession

Copper prices retreated at the end of the week on fears about a deep global recession and pessimism over the development of drugs to treat COVID-19. Some other base metals joined a downturn in stock markets after reports that an experimental antiviral drug failed to...
Copper down on worries over HK protests

Oil mixed as demand worries offset gains

Oil prices were mixed as the historic production-cut deal inked by major global oil producers was not enough to assuage existing worries about the demand destruction brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Brent futures rose 26 US cents, or 0.8 per cent, to settle at...
Copper down on worries over HK protests

European shares dip on virus worries

European stocks have fallen, halting their biggest ever three-day rally in a sign investors were focusing once more on the spread of the coronavirus pandemic despite hopes for further stimulus measures to combat its economic impact. The pan-European STOXX 600 index...