But base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were generally stronger this morning while they tracked the gains seen on the LME on Friday, which came despite the disappointing data from the United States.
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Three-month base metals prices on the LME were mixed this morning, but the complex was on average down by 0.5%. Aluminium ($2,754.50 per tonne) and zinc ($3,006.50 per tonne) were up by 0.8% and 0.3% respectively,...