CLOSE TO CLOSE: Base metals prices ride euro higher in LME kerb

Base metals pushed higher in kerb trading on the London Metal Exchange on Tuesday August 21, as the euro continued to strengthen against the dollar while hopes for eurozone salvation grew.

Leaders from Luxembourg, Germany and France are due to meet Greece’s prime minister Antonis Samaras later this week, and the eurozone now presents a “better bid environment for risk”, according...

Published

Jethro Wookey

August 21, 2012

17:55 GMT

London