Base metals prices rise as China provides economic support for housing, infrastructure

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange and Shanghai Futures Exchange were for the most part firmer on the morning of Tuesday April 19, helped by China’s the central bank’s decision to support infrastructure and housing sectors.

Monday’s data showed China’s gross domestic product (GDP) climbed 4.8% in the first quarter compared with 4% in Q3’21 China’s central bank announced 23 measures late-Monday, to support the...


William Adams

April 19, 2022

08:28 GMT