On Dec. 12, 2012, the day’s biggest mover was the cash price of primary copper, which saw a 0.9 percent decline on the LME to $8,068 per metric ton. Also on the LME, the copper 3-month price declined 0.1 percent to $8,100 per metric ton.
The cash price of primary Japanese copper saw little movement.
The price of Chinese copper bar, following a couple days of improvement, fell by 0.1 percent. The Chinese copper cash price changed direction with a 0.1 percent drop.
The price of Chinese copper wire weakened by 0.1 percent. The price of Chinese bright copper scrap remained essentially flat.