Nickel jumped by nearly 2.7% to US$13,408 per tonne, its highest level in over a week.
Zinc gained 2.5% to $3492.50/t and lead rose by 1.9% to $2564.50/t.
LME inventories across all the main metals, aside from aluminium, dropped.
Cobalt at $81,264/t wasn’t far off its high of $81,298/t set last week.
In New York, the weaker dollar pushed gold futures back over $1330 an ounce.
Gold traded in a range of $1323-1333/oz over the last 24 hours, before closing at $1332/oz.
“We view it as a strong positive that the gold price has remained resilient in the face of the highest real interest rates (as measured by the five-year TIPS) si...