Metals Prices Spiking (Again) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Monday, 03 March 2008 08:58
LONDON – Prices for metals commonly used in electronics manufacturing have jumped in the past week, with some key commodities rising more than 11%.
 
On the Comex, prices for silver have spiked 11.1% since Feb. 25, and 18% since Feb. 18. 

On the London Metals Exchange over the past week, cash seller and settlement prices for tin have risen 6.7% to $8.49 per lb. Tin is up 10.1% since Feb. 18.
 
Meanwhile, lead is up 4% to $1.54 per lb., and copper was up 3.7% to $3.88 per lb.
 
Lead is up 12.4% and copper up 7.8%, respectively, since Feb. 18.
Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2008 08:59
 

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