Copper Market News Directory

Copper Touches 2-Month High

Bloomberg reported that copper prices rose to a two-month high as heavy rains in Chile closed copper mines in the world’s biggest producer of the metal.

Copper PriceDips Following Two Month High

Copper on the London Metal Exchange fell 0.7 percent on Wednesday to $6,100 a tonne, according to Reuters. The dip comes after the metal reached two-months highs the previous session.

Copper Price Rises on Weaker Dollar

Copper prices rose to their highest point since January as the weakened dollar encouraged investors with foreign currencies to purchase the metal. Prices climbed 1.2 percent and closed at $6,120 a tonne on the London Metals Exchange, according to Reuters.

Infographic: What Are Copper Porphyries?

The latest infographic from Visual Capitalist and Entrée Gold (TSX:ETG) takes a look at what's most important to understand about copper porphyries. In short, porphyries are a type of polymetallic system, usually very large, that are responsible for about 60 percent of the world's copper production. They are most commonly found on the west coast of North and South America and in the Southwest Pacific.