SHANGHAI, Sept. 15 (SMM) – In Shanghai market, spot copper traded RMB 0-50/mt above SHFE 1509 copper on Tuesday. Traded prices were RMB 40,600-40,720/mt for standard-quality copper, versus RMB 40,640-40,760/mt for high-quality copper.
SHFE copper prices dropped today. Traders refused to sell copper at discounts on the last trading day for SHFE 1509 copper. High-quality copper was more favored in market, driving its premiums up gradually. Downstream buyers purchased as needed. Consequently, trading activity was active initially but later declined.