ASIAN PRICE WRAP: Copper rises on speculators, hopes for China demand

Copper prices extended gains in Asian trading hours on Tuesday March 24, as hopes for better Chinese spot demand, as well as speculative activities, underpinned the red metal.

On the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE), the most-traded June copper contract gained 160 yuan ($26) to end at 43,850 yuan per tonne for the session.

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Linda Lin

March 24, 2015

10:56 GMT