EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF: Key stories on March 31

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia. Here is a summary of news to start your day…

The People’s Bank of China has slashed the down payment needed to buy second homes to 40% after expectations of further stimulus measures resulted in a spike in mainland stocks.
On the LME, the copper price stood at $6,081 per tonne, down $13 from its opening, at 06:01 British time.
Other prices:

Aluminium at $1,794 per...


Deepali Sharma

March 31, 2015

06:38 GMT