LONDON Dec 7 Copper hit a session high on
Friday after U.S. non-farm payrolls data beat forecasts,
tempering speculation that the Federal Reserve may introduce
further monetary easing measures.
Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange hit a
session high of $8,056.50, and was quoted up 0.39 percent at
$8,032.50 a tonne at 1337 GMT.
Nonfarm employment increased by 146,000 jobs last month, the
Labor Department said on Friday, against expectations for a rise
of 93,000, defying expectations of a sharp pull back related to