The copper Shortage has been increasing and it could slow the Global Energy Transition
02 Nov 2022
The copper future rose by 0.28% to 3.4793 on Wednesday 2 November.
China imported copper by almost 25.6% more in September than in the same month a year earlier
This month copper futures fell 5.59% from September to October, according to traders and analysts, Copper spot premiums in China stay high in the next few months as demand for the metal has improved
Copper price decline continuous more than 4% in the past few sessions on the expectation of increasing interest rates by U.S federal
After hitting a new high on march 4 it plunged over 30%, copper prices are expected to dictate lower for the rest of this year through supply is likely to prevent any fall.
According to Research agency Fitch solutions Country Risk and Industry research, Regular supply issues in Latin America will prevent prices down and we expect copper to remain rising by historical standards, averaging around $7500/tonne over Q4 2022
Copper price had climbed to a record 10,674 tonnes in March after the Ukraine war broke out. Since then, it has been a southerly journey closing at $7400 a ton for the three-month contract on the LME
On technical fronts, the Copper Futures; RSI stood at 52.277, and currently, it is trading above all SMA. So, the BUY position can be taken with the following target and stop-loss: