LIVE FUTURES REPORT 09/04: LME copper closes above $5,000 before Easter weekend

The London Metal Exchange three-month copper price held above the $5,000 psychological mark on Thursday April 9, closing at $5,002.50 per tonne in a day with a turnover of just above 11,600 lots.

The copper price reached an intraday high of $5,070 per tonne following a fresh cancellation of 300 tonnes, despite the low material turnover ahead of the long Easter weekend (Friday April 10-Monday April 13). LME copper stocks totaled 260,275 tonnes on Thursday, up from 179,725 tonnes on March 13. About 15.6% of copper stocks - or 40,500 tonnes - are...

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Rijuta Dey Bera

April 09, 2020

17:05 GMT

New York