NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 13/10: Kobe Steel impact; Rio Tinto Kennecott ops suspended; base metals performance in 2017 so far

The latest metal markets news and price moves for the start of the North American day on Friday October 13.

Base metals prices were higher across the board this morning, while copper climbed back above $6,900 per tonne due to support from stronger fundamentals.

Copper has seen sustained buying after Chinese investors returned from Golden Week (2-8 October), and has been supported by Chinese market participants’ growing optimism ahead of the upcoming 13th...


Wei Jun Lau

October 13, 2017

12:00 GMT