Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were on divergent paths during Asian morning trading on Tuesday, with copper down amid disappointing Chinese data and rising stock levels.

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SHFE snapshot at 10.44am Shanghai time
Most-traded SHFE contracts
  Price (yuan per tonne) Change since previous session's close (yuan)
Copper (Jul) 51,280 -280
Aluminium (Jul) 14,695 60
Zinc (Jul) 23,715 160
Lead (Jun) 19,380 -5
Tin  (Sep) 145,750 -380
Nickel  (Jul) 106,870 380

LME snapshot at 03.44am London time
Latest three-month LME Prices
  Price ($ per tonne) Change since previous session's close ($)
Copper 6,875 -10
Aluminium 2,317 -2
Lead 2,381.50 -3.5
Zinc 3,079 24
Tin 20,980 30
Nickel 14,370 -130

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