Copper shrugs off signs of demand weakness

The ANZ China Commodity Index rose 0.3% on signs of stronger demand. The energy sector led, with crude oil finishing strongly. Industrial metals were strong, with copper and zinc leading gains. Hogs and palm oil again pushed the agricultural sector higher. Bulk commodities were mixed, but iron ore was steady. Precious metals inched lower, led by falls in platinum.

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