LIVE FUTURES REPORT 17/04: Comex copper ascent erased; fundamental outlook unchanged

Comex copper prices failed to maintain enough momentum to open higher in the Tuesday April 17 session in the US, with geopolitical tensions outweighing a solid fundamental outlook.

Copper for May settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell 3.2 cents or 1.1% to $3.0635 per lb. However, the contract gained significantly in the past two sessions. Over the next few months, demand traditionally peaks, which has...


Dalton Barker

April 17, 2018

14:20 GMT