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Sector
Basic Materials
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £103.74bn
Enterprise Value £107.66bn
Revenue £32.09bn
Position in Universe 12th / 1821

BUZZ-Copper miners gain after top producer Chile shuts border

Tue 6th April, 2021 3:52pm
** Shares of copper miners track metal prices higher as top
producer Chile closed its borders over a spike in COVID-19
infections, sparking supply concerns
    ** Benchmark three-month copper  CMCU3  on the London Metal
Exchange (LME) rose 2.2% to $8,979 a tonne in official trading
 MET/L 
    ** Freeport-McMoRan  FCX.N  up ~1%
    ** First Quantum Minerals  FM.TO , Southern Copper  SCCO.N 
Teck Resources  TECKb.TO  and Hudbay Minerals  HBM.TO  gain
between 0.8% and 7.76%
    ** Coronavirus cases in Chile surged past 1 million, while
infections across Latin America, which has some of the world's
biggest copper mines, are also rising  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N2LU1LB

 (Reporting by Rithika Krishna in Bengaluru)
 ((Rithika.Krishna@thomsonreuters.com;))
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