Non-ferrous base metals veer up on ailing gringo dollar


Copper prices rose on Monday as a weaker dollar made greenback-priced metals cheaper for holders of other currencies, while supply risks in China supported aluminium.

Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose 0.5% to $7,894.50 a tonne by 0649 GMT, aluminium edged up 0.5% to $2,296.50 a tonne. Zinc advanced 1.2% to $3,206.50...