China reports its first case of the Omicron-variant of Covid-19.
Asia-Pacific equities weaker while they follow the weakness in western markets on Monday.
Three-month prices on the LME were split with copper, aluminium and nickel showing losses averaging 0.5%, while lead, zinc and tin were up by an average of 0.2%. Copper was down by 0.2% at $9,450 per tonne.
The most-traded base metals contracts on the SHFE were also mixed with February nickel and January copper down by 1.6% and 0.7% respectively, with the latter at 68,950 yuan ($10,829)...