Metals continue to hold up well

Metals continue to hold up well

Base metals were weaker initially yesterday but by the close prices were mixed and generally firmer suggesting scale down buying remains strong. Copper closed off 0.8 percent at $4,775, nickel was off 0.1 percent, while the rest were up an average of 0.4 percent. Precious metals were mixed with palladium off 0.9 percent at $693, platinum was up 0.2 percent, silver was off 0.2 percent at $19.76, while gold prices were up 0.3 percent at $1,351.05. Read more at fastmarkets.com

2016-08-18 10:29