CLOSE TO CLOSE: Base metals prices fall back in kerb after early rises

Base metals prices fell back in kerb trading on the London Metal exchange on Monday December 15, closing beneath their opening prices after rising early in the day.

“Almost without exception, metals [were] gaining in price as the year’s last full week of trading [began],” a broker said in a note. Three-month copper closed the day at $6,400 per tonne, from its official settlement price of $6,499.50/500 per tonne. The red metal traded between $6,382 per tonne on the low end and $6,520 per tonne on the high...


Jethro Wookey

December 15, 2014

18:17 GMT