Chinese bright copper scrap saw a 4.1 percent increase on April 2, 2013, making it the biggest upwards shift of the day.
Following a two-day drop, the price of Chinese copper wire increased by 0.4 percent. After falling for two days, the price of Chinese copper bar rose 0.3 percent. The cash price of Chinese copper is back up, rising by 0.3 percent on Tuesday.
The price of US copper producer grade 122 weakened by 0.7 percent. The price of US copper producer grade 110 fell 0.7 percent. The price of US copper producer grade 102 saw a 0.7 percent decline. The cash price of primary Japanese copper remained essentially flat.
On the LME, the 3-month price of copper saw little change in its price yesterday at $7,613 per metric ton. The primary copper cash price saw little movement on Tuesday on the LME, closing out around $7,582 per metric ton.