LME Copper 3-Month Price Falls 3.6% for the Week on MetalMiner IndX℠

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The week’s biggest mover on the weekly Copper MMI® was the 3-month price of copper, which saw a 3.6 percent decline on the LME to $7,485 per metric ton. This comes on the heels of a 4.8 percent increase the week before. The primary copper cash price fell 3.3 percent on the LME to $7,505 per metric ton after rising 4.6 percent the week before.

Chinese copper prices were down for the week. Following a 2.1 percent increase in the week prior, the price of Chinese bright copper scrap fell 1.2 percent last week. The price of Chinese copper bar fell 0.8 percent after rising 1.8 percent the week before.

Following a 1.8 percent increase in the week prior, the Chinese copper cash price fell 0.8 percent last week. The price of Chinese copper wire fell 0.7 percent after rising 2.3 percent the week before.

Following a 3.5 percent increase in the week prior, the price of US copper producer grade 122 fell 1.2 percent last week. The price of US copper producer grade 110 fell 1.2 percent after rising 3.5 percent the week before. Following a 3.4 percent increase in the week prior, the price of US copper producer grade 102 fell 1.2 percent last week.

Korean copper strip remained essentially flat from the previous week, while the cash price of primary Japanese copper kept quiet, holding at above $8,000 per metric ton.

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