LIVE FUTURES 31/12: Base metal futures dip as US stimulus prospects fade, boost dollar

London Metal Exchange base metal price futures prices all declined in morning trading on Thursday December 31, with lawmakers in the United States still at loggerheads regarding additional stimulus for the economy there.

While American citizens will each receive $600 as part of a stimulus package designed to boost the economy, provide funding for coronavirus jabs and prevent job losses, Senate Republicans said late on December 30, it was unlikely that the government would be in a...


Archie Hunter

December 31, 2020

10:42 GMT