Base Metals

Bloomberg reported that an increase in US housing starts boosted prices for copper.

Bloomberg reported that an increase in US housing starts boosted prices for copper.

As quoted in the market news:

Copper futures for March delivery gained 1.8 percent to settle at $3.3695 a pound at 1:17 p.m. on the Comex in New York.

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Gold1835.11+4.10
Silver21.35+0.21
Copper3.79+0.05
Palladium1895.50+18.50
Platinum917.00+6.00
Oil107.74+0.12
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