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Copper is one of the most commonly used of the base metals, and when in high demand, copper is a reliable indicator of our economic health. But its importance isn’t confined to electrical wires and thermal conductors.

Copper also plays a vital role in the rise of renewable energies and the production of electric vehicles, helping us transition to a low-carbon economy.

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There is a sense of cautious optimism in the mining sector following the election of Javier Milei as the new president of Argentina on Sunday November 19, Fastmarkets understands

Copper scrap discounts in the United States continued to be steady in the week to Wednesday November 22, with sources noting little changes week on week ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Aluminium price on China’s economy Range-trading has characterized the LME aluminium price as the decline since the start of October attempts to stabilize. At the beginning of the year, market participants had overestimated China’s ability to stimulate its way out of the Covid-lockdown era, putting too much emphasis on a fast and robust recovery. However, as China’s economic […]

The price of copper and capital costs will be central to Freeport-McMoRan’s decision on the timing of an expansion at its Bagdad copper operation in the US state of Arizona, the president of the US producer told Fastmarkets

China’s premium for copper cathode imports increased after the country’s golden week holiday from September 29 to October, supported amid favorable import conditions, while the premium in the US copper market came under pressure due to excess supply, sources said

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is trialing the expansion of its closing price methodology across five of its base metals contracts ahead of launching next year, the exchange’s chief executive officer told Fastmarkets

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