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Resolution of ‘fiscal cliff’ pushes up commodities

Posted on 03 January 2013

Lead drove base metals high on the benchmark London Metal Exchange, following American lawmakers agreeing on a long-awaited deal to avoid a fiscal crisis. The US leaders approved a plan to prevent huge tax increases and delay spending cuts that together might have pushed the world’s largest economy off the “fiscal cliff” and into a likely recession.
While the lead price hit a 15-month high to settle at $2,385 a tonne, copper followed and achieved a two-week high of $8,085 a tonne today. Other base metals, including aluminium, zinc and tin, moved the same way………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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