ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 23/12: Comex copper falls; alumina outshines aluminium; Malaysia extends mining ban

The latest metal markets news and price updates for the start of the Asian day on Friday December 23.

Copper prices were stifled on the London Metal Exchange yesterday following Chinese President Xi Jinping statements on regulating the housing rental market and curbing property bubbles being key to serving the Chinese people's residential needs.   The red metal stood at $5,519 per tonne at the end of kerb trading yesterday. Here’s how the rest of the complex looked.   ...


Charlotte Radford

December 23, 2016

00:05 GMT