Automotive MMI®: LME Cash Price of Primary Copper Rises 6.6% on Week

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The biggest mover on the weekly Automotive MMI® was the copper cash price, which saw a 6.6 percent increase on the LME to $7,325 per metric ton. This comes on the heels of a 0.9 percent decline the week prior. The copper 3-month price rose 6.5 percent on the LME to $7,355 per metric ton after falling 1.0 percent during the previous week.

The week finished with no movement for Korean 5052 coil premium over 1050 sheet. The Chinese lead price stayed essentially flat.

US HDG remained essentially flat from the previous week.

today's metal prices - MetalMiner IndXClosing out the third week of rising prices, the price of US platinum bar increased by 1.8 percent. The price of US palladium bar rose 1.0 percent this week.

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