Non-ferrous base metals post gains on volatile gringo dollar

04.04.2022

Copper prices retreated on Friday on concern that weak factory activity and COVID-19 lockdowns in top metals market China will dampen demand.

Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) had shed 0.6% to $10,313 a tonne by 0945 GMT after two days of gains.

"Economic data in China slowed in March...