US copper market optimistic for first quarter

While the US copper premium was unchanged once again, market participants reported growing confidence due to higher demand and activity seen after the recent holiday lull.

Metal Bulletin sister publication American Metal Market's assessment of the US copper cathode premium stood at 5.25-5.75 cents per lb delivered to the US Midwest on Tuesday January 10, where it has remained since November 21.

"A lot of people woke up this week... there is definitely more phone calls and activity going on," a...


January 10, 2018

01:34 GMT