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Copper, aluminium seen deflating in 2017 after speculative rallies

Analysts say copper is vulnerable because they see a global surplus of 80,000 tonnes this year and 80,500 tonnes in 2018.


COPPER and aluminium prices are expected to lose steam this year after speculators pushed up both markets despite surpluses that will persist into 2018, a Reuters poll showed.

Zinc, which has been a favourite of investors, is expected to retain most of its heady gains from...

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