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Copper outlook 2014

Despite the Federal Reserve’s decision last week to start ending its massive bond-buying stimulus, a major support for commodity prices for years, copper has held up quite well amid signs that the U.S. economy is on stronger footing. Copper stole

Copper weakens as China plans capacity reduction

At the end of June, it seemed that bottom was falling out of copper prices. Since then it gained a few percents, but last Thursday on the London Metal Exchange, copper for delivery in three months fell 2.2 percent to

Copper: biggest weekly drop since 2011

After a decade during which large copper companies have struggled to follow a demand driven by Chinese consumption, new projects are finally coming to life. Unfortunately, this increase in supply meets a slowdown in demand. Benchmark three-month copper was down more

Copper: the end of a cycle?

Copper prices have so far resisted the sharp fall in other metals prices since the outbreak of the crisis in the euro zone last year. But they are now below the $8,000 per tonne threshold. The copper cycle, which lasted for more than ten