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Copper Slips as Dollar and Yields Rise, Virus Concerns Simmer

Copper posted its first loss in four sessions as U.S. Treasury yields advanced and concerns over the coronavirus simmered. 

The metal for three-month delivery fell 0.2% to settle at $9,356 a ton on the London Metal Exchange, after gaining as much as 0.5% earlier. A gauge of the dollar rose as much as 0.3% before paring gains, while the yield on 10-year Treasuries advanced three basis points.