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Copper Slightly Lower

Copper Slightly LowerCopper Slightly Lower

Copper prices edged lower on Monday, after disappointing Chinese trade data added to speculation that policymakers in Beijing may implement further stimulus measures, reported Monday. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, copper for March delivery fell by as much as 2.4 cents, or 0.92%, to hit a session low of $2.561 a pound, before trading at $2.574 during European morning hours, down 1.2 cents, or 0.46%. On Friday, copper for March delivery dipped 0.9 cents, or 0.37%, to end at $2.585 a pound.