06.03.2013 - Copper market prepares for a flood
The copper market is bracing for a wave of new mine openings this year. Copper prices recently fell to three-month lows as investors and traders anticipate an onslaught of supplies, estimated to be the biggest increase in global copper mine output in 13 years. At the same time, the outlook for growth in copper demand remains dim: The No. 2 and No. 3 users of the industrial metal, Europe and the U.S., continue to face economic headwinds. Copper demand is highly correlated with manufacturing activity because it is used in many goods, from electronics to automobiles to home appliances...............................................Full Article: Source
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