Factors ranging from slowness in the Chinese economy to concerns about the potential impact of a Greek debt default have kept copper pricing low from the start of the year and many analysts are forecasting continued softness through the rest of the year.
Since hitting a peak in spring 2011 at around $4.60 per pound, the trend has been generally downward. Prices hit a fresh three-month low this week at $2.6155 per pound after reports that stimulus measures in China would be ins
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