Aluminum Rises as China Stockpiles Near 5-Year Low; Copper Slips

  • Chinese smelters producing fewer ingots, Citigroup says
  • Copper may fall to $4,000 over 12 months: Goldman analysts

Aluminum climbed as inventories tracked by exchanges in London and Shanghai declined, signaling tighter supplies. Most other industrial metals rose, while copper posted its biggest weekly loss in a month.

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