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

Chinese stimulus hope helps copper rise

Copper prices rose as much as 2 per cent overnight as investors looked past a US-China confrontation over Hong Kong to the prospect of Chinese economic stimulus that would improve metals demand. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was up 1.4 per cent...
Copper down on worries over HK protests

Shanghai copper slips for second day

Shanghai copper prices fell for a second day, as investors focused on tensions between the United States and top metals consumer China, whose annual parliament meeting continues this week, and as supply constraints eased. While copper stocks in Shanghai Futures...
Copper down on worries over HK protests

Copper drops on renewed US-China tensions

Copper prices are lower on worries that renewed US-Chinese tensions will further damage a global economy already hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Stock markets and oil also fell as investors feared the prospect of more protests in Hong Kong over tough new security laws...
Copper down on worries over HK protests

Copper prices reach 10-week high

Copper prices have hit 10-week highs overnight as easing COVID-19 lockdowns around the world raised expectations of stronger demand and economic activity. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange rose to $US5,464 a tonne, the highest since March 13, before...