Commodities: Materials Down As Traders Retreat From Risk – Materials Roundup

Shares of commodities producers declined as traders retreated from the riskiest areas of the market. Copper futures rebounded somewhat after the sharpest drop in almost three years Tuesday. Analysts at brokerage Julius Baer said they expect mine output in key copper producers Chile and Indonesia to improve next year, as reported earlier.

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