LIVE FUTURES REPORT 17/04: High-vol trading pushes LME copper to fresh 2019 high

Copper’s three-month price on the London Metal Exchange climbed above $6,600 per tonne at the close of trading on Wednesday April 17, buoyed by strong GDP figures out of China while a softer dollar index below the psychological level of 97 supported afternoon buying.

Volumes traded in the red metal reached their highest level since March 22 over the day, with more than 24,000 lots changing hands by the close, while its three-month price...


Hassan Butt

April 17, 2019

17:52 GMT