ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 17/01: LME base metals largely fall but tin rallies; Comex copper sinks; Codelco's Potrerillos copper smelter halts operations

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Wednesday January 17.

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower at the close on Tuesday January 16, although tin shocked the complex by rallying $170 per tonne. Read more in our live futures report.

Here are how prices looked at the end of the day on Tuesday.

Comex copper prices fell to a multiweek low, with the market in consolidation mode following an extended holiday weekend in the United States.


Chris Kavanagh

January 17, 2018

00:05 GMT

New York