Base metals on the London Metal Exchange were higher during morning trading on Thursday April 20, with copper bouncing back above $5,600 per tonne.
Here’s how prices looked at 12:17 London time.
And here’s a snapshot of the day’s futures activity so far.
Rio Tinto reported a 37% decline in its copper output during the first quarter of 2017 due to the significant impact of the strike at BHP Billiton’s Escondida and the production curtailment at Freeport-McMoRan’s Grasberg mine.
Meanwhile, aluminium, alumina and bauxite production at Rio Tinto all...