Retreating dollar works to base metals’ advantage


Base metals prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a weaker dollar ahead of U.S. inflation data, making greenback-priced metals cheaper to holders of other currencies.

Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange CMCU3 was up 0.4% at $7,990.50 a tonne, as of 0531 GMT, while the most-traded October copper contract on...