Copper posts losses, nickel advances on mixed outlooks


Copper prices faltered on Tuesday, unsettled by worries about the knock-on impact of a U.S. banking crisis, a stronger dollar and a slow recovery of demand in top metals consumer China.

Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange shed 0.6% to $8,878.50 a tonne by 1130 GMT after rising by 0.7%...