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London Metal Exchange copper prices moved lower during Asian morning trading on Thursday September 18, after the US dollar strengthened sharply on the Federal Reserve's re-affirmation of a near-zero rate policy.
Latest news and prices for the opening of the metal markets in Asia on September 18
Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) copper prices closed higher on September 17 following reports that China's central bank will provide the country's five biggest banks with fresh low-interest loans.
London Metal Exchange copper prices fell during Asian morning trading on Wednesday September 17 on profit-taking and dampened sentiment following German’s bearish ZEW economic reading.
Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) copper prices rebounded on Tuesday September 16 on technical buying.
ANALYSIS: Metal industry hopes new team in Europe will act as one
The European non-ferrous metals industry has welcomed the composition and the general policy thrust of the new European Commission team unveiled by incoming president Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday. But it believes that the new team could face difficulties in confirmation hearings.
ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Key stories on September 2
Here are some of the key stories from the past 12 hours to get you off to a good start on September 2.
COMMENT: Comrade Xiaoping, author of the supercycle
It’s Deng Xiaoping day in China.
Not officially, but the former paramount leader who masterminded China’s modernisation would have been celebrating his 110th birthday on August 22, and the anniversary has put state media into eulogy overdrive.
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