Copper for September delivery on the Comex division of the
New York Mercantile Exchange rose 2.45 cents or 0.9% to $2.6860
per lb. Comex gold for August settlement gained $11.70 or 1% to
$1,229.0 per oz. Trade has ranged from $1,214.0 to $1,232.70.
The dollar index dipped 0.59% to 95.23, the lowest since
September 2016. The collapse began in earnest after US Federal
Reserve chair Janet Yellen said that interest rates...