US copper scrap prices narrow on Comex dip

Most copper and brass scrap discounts in the United States have inched inward on Comex declines, although mixed demand and supply issues remain a key concern heading into the year-end.

Discounts for brass mill No. 1 copper decreased by a penny on the high end of the range, and those for refiners’ No. 1 copper scrap and for brass ingot makers’ No. 1 bare bright and No. 1 copper shed 1 cent overall, according American Metal Market’s latest assessment. Discounts for brass ingot makers’ No. 2 copper and light copper both dropped by 2 cents, but those...

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Bradley MacAulay

December 01, 2017

01:34 GMT

Pittsburgh