Base Metals Advance on Report of Second Greek Bailout Deal

Copper for delivery in three months on the London Metal Exchange extended gains, rising as much as 1.6 percent to $8,364.50 a metric ton, after a European Union official said euro-area finance ministers reached an agreement on a second bailout package for Greece. The metal for May-delivery on the Comex climbed 2.2 percent to $3.797 a pound. Aluminum, nickel, zinc, tin and lead gained.

— With assistance by Jarrett Banks

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