Key metal news and prices to start the day on Thursday July 31
Copper prices held onto earlier gains during kerb trading on the London Metal Exchange on Wednesday July 30, after rising $100 in a couple of minutes on strong GDP figures from the USA.
The London Metal Exchange copper prices slipped on Wednesday July 30 as investors grew cautious with the USA imposing tougher sanctions on Russia.
Key metal market moves and stories to set you up for Wednesday July 30.
Aluminium and zinc producers are being advised to start hedging on the LME to lock in prices as both metals trade near multi-year highs.
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