Metals prices remain upbeat

The base metals closed up with average gains of 0.8 percent yesterday, led by a 2.6 percent rally in three-month zinc prices to $2,462 per tonne, aluminium prices closed up 1.2 percent and copper prices were up 0.3 percent at $4,862 per tonne, while lead prices bucked the trend with a 0.2 percent drop. Precious metals were mixed yesterday, spot gold prices closed off 0.6 percent at $1,276.05 per oz, silver was up 0.6 percent at $17.86 per oz, platinum was off 0.2 percent and palladium was unchanged. Read more at

2016-11-01 14:25