Non-ferrous base metals post gains as China’s industry crawls up


London copper prices edged up on Wednesday as tight supplies and easing concerns about Chinese demand lent the metal some support, but a firmer dollar capped gains.

Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose 0.3% to $9,737.50 a tonne by 0630 GMT.

The most-traded January copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange...