Materials Down As Copper Rally Stalls - Materials Roundup

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Shares of commodities producers fell as a year-long rally in industrial metals waned.

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Copper prices tumbled to their lowest level in more than two months Tuesday, as some investors took profits after data showed an inflow into London Metal Exchange warehouses. Copper futures had risen steadily this year because of an anticipated increase in Chinese economic growth.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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December 05, 2017 16:19 ET (21:19 GMT)