Zinc, copper, lead, nickel prices up on supply shortcomings


Zinc prices held firm on Tuesday supported by worries about shortages, particularly in Europe, where record-high power prices have led to large production cuts and dwindling inventories.

Benchmark zinc on the London Metal Exchange was up 0.1% at $4,293 a tonne at 1047 GMT. Prices of the metal, used to galvanise...