ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Key stories on December 17

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Base metals edged downwards in official trading on the London Metal Exchange on Tuesday December 16, as disappointing Chinese economic data continued to put pressure on the complex.
Three-month copper settled at $6,350/50.50 per tonne, after opening the day at $6,380.
Three-month nickel settled at $16,250/275 per tonne, from its opening price of $16,410.
Three-month aluminium settled at $1,908/910 per tonne, from its opening price of $1,927.50.

Buyers in Japan have...

Published

James Heywood

December 16, 2014

23:40 GMT

London