Copper’s run to record highs may not be over yet

Copper has had an impressive run so far this year and after a recent pullback from its record highs, tight supplies and rising demand for the industrial metal suggest prices may climb even higher. For the month, prices for most-active copper futures HGU21, -1.39% HG00, -1.39% look to score a nearly 3% gain, their third in four months — erasing […]

Copper price gains as world’s biggest mine preps for strike

Copper prices rose on Friday as a union at the world’s biggest copper mine, Chile’s Escondida, told workers to prepare for a strike, but gains were limited by a strengthening of the dollar after solid U.S. payrolls data. A stronger dollar makes metals costlier for buyers with other currencies. Benchmark copper was up 0.2% at […]