LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/04: LME copper, lead prices top complex gains in mixed morning’s trading

The three-month copper price on the London Metal Exchange continued its uptrend during morning trading on Tuesday April 9, trading firmly above $6,500 per tonne amid easing trade tensions and a marked slowdown in the dollar index surge.

Volumes traded in the red metal top the complex so far this morning, with 5,440 lots changing hands as of 9:20am London time. Zinc’s trading volume was just behind, with 4,571 lots exchanged. Marginal copper inflows of around 725 tonnes into LME-listed warehouses in Rotterdam and Port Klang this morning did little to cool copper’s price rise, with three-month price action in the red metal up by 2% from last Friday’s closing price of $6,400 per tonne. “Yesterday was rather contrarian with the metals prices moving up against a background of poor economic data...

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Hassan Butt

April 09, 2019

09:52 GMT

London