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Copper Rises on China Manufacturing Data

Bloomberg reported that copper prices rose on Thursday following the release of better than expected manufacturing data from China. Copper futures for December delivery rose 0.7 percent to trade at $3.04 a pound by 1:14 PM on New York's Comex.

Copper Dips to $6,658 Wednesday

A report from Metal Bulletin stated that copper prices on the London Metal Exchange were down Wednesday thanks to data from the International Copper Study Group.

Arsenic Content a Problem for Copper Miners

The Thomson Reuters GFMS update released this month covered a number of issues related to copper supply and demand, but Frik Els of Mining.com pointed out that the firm also drew attention to the issue of rising arsenic content in copper concentrate.