Non-ferrous base metals gain strength with China back in business


Copper prices ticked higher on Thursday as the prospect of lockdowns being lifted in top metals consumer China buoyed sentiment despite worries about weaker global growth.

Benchmark three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) added 0.2% to $9,257 a tonne by 0930 GMT after dropping 1.4% in the previous session.

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