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Copper Still Isn't a One-Way Bet

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Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange have risen by around 13% since the start of the year. BHP, one of the world’s top miners, recently announced its bid to acquire its rival, Anglo American, a key player in the copper market. The increase in copper prices is attributed to hopes for a stronger Chinese recovery, the global green-tech boom, and mining issues in South America. However, investing in copper is not without risks.