LONDON, Aug 22 Copper and other industrial
metals prices fell on Thursday as the United States and China
exchanged threats in their trade dispute and the yuan slumped to
an 11-year low against the dollar.
LONDON/BEIJING China has partially lifted restrictions on imports of gold, bullion industry sources said, loosening curbs that had stopped an estimated 300-500 tonnes of the metal worth $15-25 billion at current prices from entering the country since May.
LONDON/BEIJING, Aug 15 China has severely
restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources
with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that
could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering its
yuan currency as economic growth slows.
LONDON/BEIJING China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering its yuan currency as economic growth slows.
LONDON, Aug 14 Copper prices fell on Wednesday
after industrial output growth in China, the largest metals
consumer, fell to a more than 17-year low, weakening the outlook
* Indonesia could accelerate reintroduction of ore export
LONDON Gold priced in sterling soared to a record high on Monday, spurred by fear of a disorderly British exit from the European Union and a generalized flight to safe-haven assets that intensified with rising U.S.-China trade tensions.
* Metals markets hit by Trump threats: https://tmsnrt.rs/2MxyjOT
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LONDON Lower interest rates and resurgent investor and central bank buying are expected to help gold prices cement recent gains and hold above $1,400 an ounce next year, but silver is seen struggling to catch up, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
LONDON Palladium is expected to widen its lead over sister metal platinum to a whopping $619 an ounce on average this year and $595 an ounce in 2020, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.