LIVE FUTURES REPORT 22/02: Comex copper surges in final session of the week

The US copper market saw heavy buying Friday morning amid mounting optimism that the trade dispute between the United States and China will be resolved in the coming months.

The copper price for March settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange jumped 4.20 cents to $2.9390 per lb. Progress in US-China trade talks continued to prompt positive market sentiment over the week, with the two countries keen to end their trade disagreements before a US-imposed deadline on March 1 triggers tariffs on Chinese...

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Dalton Barker

February 22, 2019

15:45 GMT

Chicago