NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 12/10: LME copper prices higher; lead imports up in China; Tangshan govt shuts coal-powered steel mills

The latest metal markets news and price moves for the start of the North American day on Thursday October 12.

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were on divergent paths this morning with copper and nickel rebounding.

“Although the underlying trends in the base metals are upward, the metals in or near high ground are having to absorb selling, which is capping the upside and leading to some pullbacks. Copper and nickel prices...


Alice Mason

October 12, 2017

12:00 GMT