Tag: copper prices

Copper falls on concerns slowing economic growth to dent demand

US retail sales fell for the first time in seven months in September. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange fell 0.1pc to $5,724...

Copper advances despite mixed U.S.-China trade expectations

Traders and brokers said despite doubts about the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks set to begin on Thursday. Three-month copper on the London Metal...

Copper slips on U.S.-China concerns, but vulnerable to squeeze

Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange failed to trade in official open-outcry activity but was bid down 0.6pc at $5,687.50 a tonne. "This...

Copper ticks higher as China returns, trade talks loom

London copper prices edged higher for a second day on Tuesday as the return of traders from a week-long holiday in top consumer China...

Copper picks up on U.S. job data; trade talks in focus

The U.S. unemployment rate dropped close to a 50-year low of 3.5pc in September, soothing some concerns sparked by disappointing manufacturing and services data. ...

Bleak factory data sends copper prices lower

Copper prices fell on Wednesday after data showed manufacturing output contracted in the United States and Europe. The London Metal Exchange (LME) did not...

Copper barely budges despite Trump’s hint of quick trade deal

Trading activity was also low ahead of a week-long holiday in China, the biggest metals consumer, starting on Oct. 1. Trade disputes and weakening...

Copper dips on Trump impeachment inquiry, US-China trade

The markets are not only being driven by the US-China trade issue. US impeachment inquiry was launched amid further uncertainty over US-China trade talks. LONDON:...

Copper hits 2-1/2 week low, US-China trade war dominates sentiment

Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 1.2pc at $5,731 a tonne at 0936 GMT. China is the world's largest consumer of...

Copper falls as slumping China auto sales signal weak demand

LONDON: Copper prices dipped on Wednesday after a sharp fall in Chinese auto sales underlined fears of weaker demand from the world's largest consumer of...