Shanghai base metals prices fall on eurozone worries

Shanghai Futures Exchange copper fell by 1.6% on Thursday May 31 as mounting concerns over the continued debt crisis in Europe weighed on metals prices.

SHFE September copper settled at 54,450 yuan ($8,580) per tonne, down 900 yuan from Wednesday. “The current market focus is the eurozone situation, as it puts downwards pressure on the...


May 31, 2012

12:40 GMT