LIVE FUTURES REPORT 22/03: Comex copper depressed in final session amid surging dollar

Comex copper prices failed to hold onto previous gains on Friday March 22, with a stronger dollar and concerns over global economic growth weighing on the base metals complex.

The copper price for May settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange tumbled 3.50 cents to $2.8710 per lb. The contract has been unable to generate a consistent direction over the last two weeks, with intermittent buying and selling periods. Renewed dollar strength is pressuring the complex lower - the dollar index...

Published

Dalton Barker

March 22, 2019

13:22 GMT

Chicago