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Commodities: a dangerous bet

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
Commodities: a dangerous bet

'Dr Copper' says an economic recovery is coming. The metal has reached its highest price for over two years. Given its use in so many industries, such a rise has traditionally been regarded as a sign of a general upturn in the global economy. And it’s not just copper that’s rising. Since March, aluminium and zinc have risen by 30 per cent while oil is up 74 per cent.

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