• US Dollar Index remains elevated, as do US treasury yields
• Markets off to a quiet on Thursday morning with the US closed for the Thanksgiving Day holiday
Most of the three-month base metals prices on the LME were higher on Thursday morning, apart from tin, which was down by 0.1% at $39,850 per tonne. The rest were up by an average of 0.4%.
Copper was up by 0.4% at $9,886.50 per tonne.
The most-traded base metals contracts on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were also - for the most part - stronger, the exception being the January lead contract, which was down by 0.1%.
The other contracts were...