Copper retreats as China slims demand, zinc, lead post gains

09.11.2018

Copper slipped on Thursday as the dollar extended its recovery after U.S. midterm elections, with prices also pressured by a drop in China’s copper imports.

China, which consumes nearly half the world’s copper, registered a 19 percent monthly drop in copper imports in October, data showed on Thursday.

Aanalysts, however, were not...