Base Metals Price Roundup: Copper, Aluminum on Mini-Slide

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Current Copper Prices

On Feb. 21, 2013, the Chinese copper bar price saw the biggest change at a 1.6 percent.

Chinese copper wire ended the day after a 1.6 percent drop on Thursday. The cash price of Chinese copper saw a 1.6 percent decline. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap was essentially unchanged.

today's metal prices - MetalMiner IndXThe prices of US copper producer grades 102, 110 and 122 declined 0.9 percent. The Japanese copper cash price continues hovering in place for the fifth day in a row.

The copper 3-month price saw a 1.2 percent decline on the LME to $8,009 per metric ton. The cash price of primary copper weakened by 0.4 percent on the LME, settling at $8,038 per metric ton.

Current Aluminum Prices

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The cash price of primary Chinese aluminum experienced the biggest price decline of the day, dropping 1.1 percent on Feb. 21, 2013. Chinese aluminum billet closed 1 percent lower. The price of Chinese aluminum bar held steady. The price of Chinese aluminum scrap continues its steady nature.

The primary aluminum cash price weakened by 0.5 percent on the LME, settling at $2,065 per metric ton. The 3-month price of aluminum saw a 0.3 percent decline on the LME to $2,109 per metric ton.

current aluminum prices - MetalMiner IndX The Indian aluminum cash price declined 0.1 percent.

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