Finishing the fourth week of rising prices, the price of US HDG increased by 0.8 percent, finishing at $771.00 per short ton.
The cash price of primary copper increased 1.6 percent on the LME this week, closing out the fourth consecutive week of rising prices at $7,394 per metric ton. The copper 3-month price rose 1.4 percent on the LME over the past week to $7,370 per metric ton. This was the fourth week in a row of increasing prices. At KRW 4,360 ($4.14) per kilogram, the week finished with no movement for Korean 5052 coil premium over 1050 sheet. The price of Chinese lead stayed essentially flat at CNY 14,225 ($2,351) per metric ton.
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