Copper pulled out of slump by encouraging trends in China’s construction sector, other base metals ride on dwindling storage reserves

21.10.2019

Copper prices rose on Friday after positive Chinese data on property and infrastructure growth, while zinc and lead hit multi-month highs as investors worried about shortages.

Industrial metals prices were volatile after China’s economic growth slowed slightly more than expected to 6% year-on-year in the third quarter, the weakest pace in...