Chile's Mining Minister says the industry is running as normal despite a weekend of violent protests that have rocked Santiago and other cities across the country.
Authorities are trying to clear wreckage and re-open public transportation in the capital after at least seven people were killed in a wave of violent clashes, arson attacks and looting which reportedly started with protests over an increase in public transport costs.
London copper rose as much as 0.5% to $5,837.50/mt, its highest in a month, amid supply concerns from the unrest in Chile.
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