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Commodities off to a flyer

Commodities off to a flyer

Although sellers are unlikely to offer seasonal discounts, commodities markets have enjoyed strong buying in the handful of trading days since Christmas. As a result, the prices of most major industrial and precious commodities are well up, with rises of at least 2.5 per cent in near-term futures contracts for aluminium, palladium, iron ore and zinc.

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