LIVE FUTURES REPORT 19/02: Comex copper jumps on trade deal optimism

The copper market surged in morning trading on Tuesday February 19 in the United States amid rising optimism for a trade resolution between the world’s two largest economies – the US and China.

The copper price for March settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange jumped by 6.5 cents per lb to $2.8635 per lb. Positive news about US-Chinese trade sentiment continued to support base metals prices, with the countries still engaged in trade talks this week. As...

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Dalton Barker

February 19, 2019

15:50 GMT

Chicago