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LME ASIAN WRAP: Copper price down amid thin trading after holiday

April 22, 2014 - 04:32 GMT Location: Shanghai

KEYWORDS: LME , copper , aluminium , lead , zinc , nickel , tin

The London Metal Exchange copper prices were down during Asian morning trading on Tuesday April 22 as investors remained calm after the long weekend on escalated Ukraine tensions.

At 04:05 London time, three-month copper stood at $6,611 per tonne, $37.75 lower than the opening price. "Geopolitical tensions fuelling risk aversion," an analyst in Shanghai said. China’s refined copper imports rose 48% year-on-year to 324,383...

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