LIVE FUTURES REPORT 20/03: LME copper price closes well below $5,000/t

The copper price closed below $5,000 per tonne on the London Metal Exchange, having traded no higher than $4,938 per tonne earlier on Friday March 20.

The three-month copper contract ended at $4,810 per tonne, having bottomed out at $4,613 per tonne earlier despite 5,275 tonnes of warrants being cancelled. More than 25,000 lots changed hands.

On-warrant copper stocks stand at 183,175 tonnes on Friday out of total stocks of 227,875 tonnes. LME stocks have surged by nearly 50,000 tonnes this week, reflecting...

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Rijuta Dey Bera

March 20, 2020

18:06 GMT

New York