After climbing 30% in 2010, copper continues its ascent, reaching a record $10,000 per metric...

|By:, SA News Editor

After climbing 30% in 2010, copper continues its ascent, reaching a record $10,000 per metric ton as investors bet the global recovery will lead to increased demand for industrial metals. Copper supplies this year could fall short of demand by 822K tons, more than double last year's deficit.