Automotive MMI®: 3-Month Price of Copper Falls 4.1% for the Week

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The week’s biggest mover on the weekly Automotive MMI® was the 3-month price of copper, which saw a 4.1 percent decline on the LME to $7,201 per metric ton. This comes on the heels of a 5.1 percent increase the week before. The cash price of primary copper fell 3.2 percent on the LME to $7,235 per metric ton after rising 5.4 percent the week before.

today's metal prices - MetalMiner IndXThe Chinese lead price rose 0.5 percent this week. Korean 5052 coil premium over 1050 sheet remained essentially flat from the previous week.

US HDG traded sideways last week.

Closing out the third week of rising prices, the price of US palladium bar increased by 1.6 percent. The price of US platinum bar rose 1.2 percent after falling 1.5 percent during the previous week.

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