Metals volatile amid uncertainties over Omicron Covid-19 variant

Most base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange and the Shanghai Futures Exchange were weaker during the morning of Tuesday November 30, with drugmaker Moderna warning that Covid-19 vaccines were unlikely to be that effective against the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

•Asia-Pacific equities were mainly weaker on Tuesday morning, after Monday’s gains. •China’s manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) climbed to 50.1 in November, from 49.2 in October; non-manufacturing PMI dipped to 52.3...


William Adams

November 30, 2021

08:34 GMT