Lower Jobless Claims Prompt Rise in Copper

- December 22nd, 2011

Bloomberg reported that an improved joblessness outlook and economic data boosted prices for copper for a third straight day.

Bloomberg reported that an improved joblessness outlook and economic data boosted prices for copper for a third straight day.

As quoted in the market news:

Copper futures for delivery in March rose 0.6 percent to close at $3.4155 a pound at 1:16 p.m. on the Comex in New York. The price gained 2.6 percent in the previous two sessions as Chinese imports of the industrial metal climbed to the highest since June 2009.

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