Supply woes keep base metal benchmarks up, copper, nickel, lead post gains


Copper prices rose on Monday as traders and funds reversed bets on lower prices, but the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute and subsequent damage to global growth and demand capped gains.

Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange was untraded in official rings, but bid up 0.4% at $5,928 a tonne.

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