Softer commodity prices on the way? Copper prices have almost quadrupled after a two-year rally,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Softer commodity prices on the way? Copper prices have almost quadrupled after a two-year rally, but evidence has surfaced of previously unreported copper stockpiles in China, a sign that some purchased copper hasn't been put to use. Also, the world's steelmakers are increasing output despite softer demand, pushing down prices.