Shares of miners and other commodities producers ticked up as copper futures hit their highest level in nearly four years. Signs that demand is rebounding in China and pro-growth economic legislation in the U.S. are proving to be a salutary mix for copper prices. The price of the metal is often seen as a gauge of global economic growth and institutional investors express their views of the economy in copper markets.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
December 26, 2017 16:21 ET (21:21 GMT)