But, most of the Shanghai Futures Exchange metal prices were weaker as they reacted to last Friday's losses on the LME, where prices closed down by an average of 3.1%.
•Asia-Pacific equities were weaker in response to last Friday's losses in Western equities.
•But pre-market equity index futures for major Western markets were rebounding on Monday morning.
The three-month base metals prices on the LME were up between 0.64% for lead ($2,290.50 per tonne) and 1.58% for aluminium ($2,633 per tonne), while copper prices were up by 1.42%, at $9,579 per tonne.
The most-traded base metals contracts...