Base metals prices mainly weaker with various headwinds stunting growth in China, globally

Base metals prices on the LME were down across the board and were mainly weaker on the SHFE on Wednesday April 20, amid concerns over slower growth in China, due to Covid-19 lockdowns, and globally, due to rising interest rates, inflation and energy prices.

US 10-year treasuries yields continue to climb... ...and the US dollar remains near its multi-month highs The International Monetary Fund warns that higher interest rates and inflation in the...


William Adams

April 20, 2022

07:54 GMT