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    Copper
    8525.7
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    Copper

    COPPER
    8525.7
    +16.2+0.19%)
    Today
    0.19%
    This Week
    -0.11%
    1 Month
    0.71%
    6 Months
    0.4%
    Year to Date
    -0.57%
    1 Year
    -4.55%
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    Info of Copper

    Copper, a metallic element of the transition group that is widely used for its electrical, thermal, and mechanical properties. Copper is one of the oldest known metals and one of the few that can occur in nature in a directly usable form. It has the chemical symbol Cu and an atomic number of 29.

    Copper has a reddish-brown color and a lustrous appearance. It is very ductile and malleable, meaning it can be easily drawn into wires or hammered into sheets. It is also very conductive of both heat and electricity, making it ideal for various electrical and electronic applications. It is also very resistant to corrosion and oxidation and can form various alloys with other metals, such as bronze, brass, and cupronickel.

    Copper is the most common material for electrical wiring, cables, motors, generators, transformers, and circuit boards. It is also used in batteries, and solar cells, Copper is used for parts and components in vehicles, ships, trains, and airplanes. It is also used for bearings, gears, and tools. Copper is used as a catalyst for various chemical reactions, such as the synthesis of ammonia and methanol. It is also used as an antimicrobial agent, a fungicide, and a wood preservative.

    Copper can be a good investment option for those who want to benefit from the global demand and price fluctuations of this commodity. Copper prices are influenced by several factors, such as the supply and demand of the metal, the environmental and political conditions in the copper-producing and -consuming regions, and the technological innovations and consumer preferences in the copper industry. Copper can be traded in various ways, such as buying physical copper, such as bars, coins, or scrap, buying copper futures or options contracts, which are standardized agreements to buy or sell a specific amount of copper at a predetermined price and date on an exchange, buying copper exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which are securities that track the performance of a basket of copper-related assets, buying copper stocks or mutual funds, which are shares of companies that are involved in the exploration, production, or processing of copper or other metals, or trading copper contract for difference (CFD), which is a type of derivative product allows you to trade the price movements of copper without owning the underlying asset.
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