China bug busters keep base metals on lower end


Prices of copper and aluminium fell to three-month lows on Tuesday as weak manufacturing data, COVID-19 outbreaks in China and rising interest rates stoked fears that demand will soften.

Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was down 2.5% at $9,525.50 a tonne at 1055 GMT. LME aluminium was also...