NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 19/12: Base metal prices tread lower; CME copper premiums contract; iron ore prices stable

>Date: Dec 19, 2017

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Tuesday December 19.

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower during morning trading today, running into profit taking after closing positively on Monday. The three-month copper price was down about 0.4% from yesterday’s closing level despite hitting its highest since the end of November on Monday. The contract came under…

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