Copper Climbs in London After China’s Manufacturing: LME Preview

Copper climbed in London after a report on China’s manufacturing added to evidence of economic growth in the world’s largest consumer of the metal.

Market News:

Metals News:

Metals Prices:

-- Copper advanced 0.8 percent to $7,950 a metric ton at 6:59
a.m. on the London Metal Exchange. Relative strength index 52.
-- Aluminum added 0.5 percent to $2,073 a ton. RSI 52.
-- Nickel rose 0.4 percent to $17,275 a ton. RSI 50.
-- Lead dropped 0.3 percent to $2,328 a ton. RSI 62.
-- Tin was down 0.3 percent at $23,250 a ton. RSI 66.
-- Zinc gained 0.8 percent to $2,068 a ton. RSI 55.

Other markets:         Last          % Change   % YTD

U.S. Dollar Index     79.76            0.1       -0.5
Crude Oil            $90.80            0.0       -8.1
Gold              $1,664.24            0.5        6.4
MSCI World Index   1,326.25           -0.1       12.2

Economic Events:
                                    Survey    Prior      Time

US Dallas Fed Manf. Activity         --       -2.8       15:30

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