CLOSE TO CLOSE: Copper prices climb above $7,400 in LME kerb

Dec 20, 2011 | 12:32 PM |

Copper prices staged a late recovery on the London Metal Exchange on Tuesday December 20 after positive housing starts and payrolls data from the USA lifted markets towards the close of physical trading. Copper prices finished the day at $7,410 per tonne, up from $7,260 a day earlier after US Census Bureau data showed residential housing starts grew 9.3% in November, while payrolls rose in 29 states during....





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