Copper for September delivery on the Comex division of the
New York Mercantile Exchange declined 1.30 cents or 0.4% to
$2.9140 per lb. Meanwhile in the precious metals complex, Comex
gold for December settlement rose $10.50 or 0.8% to $1,289.80
per oz. The contract is trading at the highest point since
early June. "We maintain a positive...