Lead posts setback, aluminium mixed as other base metals end week with gains


Prices of copper ticked up on Friday, supported by a weaker U.S. dollar, though they were set to end the week little changed as investors weighed up tight market fundamentals against China’s COVID-19 outbreaks.

Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was up 0.4% at $8,075 a tonne by 0445 GMT...