LIVE FUTURES REPORT 08/03: Comex copper price suffers further losses in final session

The Comex copper price fell in US morning trading on Friday March 8 following the release of disappointing data from the world's two largest economies, the United States and China.

The copper price for May settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange declined 2.30 cents to $2.8875 per lb. Market participants pointed to waning investor appetite for metals amid weaker than expected Chinese trade data and US job openings. China’s trade surpluses narrowed in February, typifying the country’s slowing economy,...

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Dalton Barker

March 08, 2019

15:46 GMT

Chicago