LIVE FUTURES REPORT 22/05: LME metal price rally trips on underwhelming NPC start

LME base metals fell at the final hurdle this week, with prices slumping on Friday May 22 after having been on course for their best performing week of the year.

Markets reacted negatively to early announcements made during the National People's Congress, China's agenda setting political meeting which started on Friday May 22 after earlier delays.
"There was a lot about social and technical policy, but little related to the industrial economy," a Shanghai-based copper trader told Fastmarkets.

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Published

Archie Hunter

May 22, 2020

17:35 GMT

London