Non-ferrous base metals down as bug keeps gnawing


Copper prices slipped on Wednesday, weighed down by a stronger U.S. dollar, with continued lockdowns in top metals consumer China adding to global growth worries.

Benchmark three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was down 0.4% at $10,319 a tonne, as of 0711 GMT, erasing early gains.

The most-active May copper contract...