LIVE FUTURES REPORT 18/04: Comex copper suffers heavy losses amid dollar surge

The US copper market failed to hold onto Wednesday's gains amid a surging dollar, which weighed on the base metals complex.

The copper price for May settlement on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange dipped 4.20 cents to $2.9255 per lb. At last glance, the dollar index was at 97.32, up 0.32% and above the psychological level of 97. The red metal has been unable to set a clear price direction over...


Dalton Barker

April 18, 2019

15:59 GMT