Sunday 23 February 1997
Aluminium prices climbed 3.8 per cent as LME stockpiles sunk to 908,225 tons, a six-month low. World daily aluminium output rose 57,600 tons, the International Primary Aluminium Institute said.
Brent crude oil futures fell below $20 a barrel for the first time in six months, as traders bet cheaper Iraqi oil supplies will flood the US, where demand has weakened with warmer weather.
Coffee prices soared to a 23-month high in New York after the Green Coffee Association reported that US bean inventories were 37 per cent smaller at the end of January than they were a year earlier. Copyright: IOS & Bloomberg
- 3 Alton Towers crash: Four seriously injured and 16 guests trapped as Smiler ride carriages collide
- 4 Ann Summers survey reveals the UK's favourite sex position
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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