Stronger dollar, 7,000 tonne copper delivery push down LME base metals prices

Base metal prices on the London Metal Exchange were lower across the board during morning trading on Tuesday December 5, with the complex coming under pressure from a stronger dollar, and extending losses from the preceding day.

Three-month future prices at 9am on Tuesday, compared with the previous day’s 5pm close:

Copper: $8,387 per tonne, down by 0.7% Aluminum: $2,166 per tonne, down by 0.7% ...


Imogen Dudman

December 05, 2023

10:20 GMT