LIVE FUTURES REPORT 02/04: Comex copper benefits from improved Chinese data

Comex copper prices traded at a one-week high Monday morning in the United States following a wave of positive Chinese manufacturing data.

Copper for May settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange gained 2.15 cents - or 0.7% - to $3.0470 per lb.  China’s Caixin manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for March came in at 51 on Monday, which was below an expected print of 51.8, but still above 50. A reading...


Dalton Barker

April 02, 2018

15:15 GMT