Copper hits new highs

COPPER is tipped to test new highs this week after hitting a 16-year peak in late London trading on Friday.

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The metal sold up to $US3230 a tonne on the London Metal Exchange, driven by continued strong demand from China.

Copper is now just short of its all-time record price of $US3280/t set in 1989.

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