LME gains on hopes of US recovery

BASE metals prices have jumped across the board on the London Metal Exchange, led by nickel with a 6.4% rise, as expectations grow that the US economy is steering out of recession.

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Figures released in the US on Friday suggest recovery is on the horizon as construction employment rose in December and job losses around the country reached a four-month low.

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