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The Copper Journal Weekly Report - March 27, 2009

March 30, 2009
Read here for The Copper Journal’s weekly chart update.

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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                                                Prices                                           Inventories MT        
                12/31/08        03/27/09        Change      %               12/31/08        3/27/2009       Change      %

$US / Euro      0.7159          0.7519          0.0360      5.0%
Cx Silver           $11.27          $13.25          $1.98     17.6%
Cx Gold           $883.60        $923.00         $39.40      4.5%
Cx Copper       $1.3950         $1.8335       $0.4385     31.4%       31,075          40,933          9,858       31.7%
LME Copper      $1.3930         $1.7899      $0.3969      8.5%       339,775       500,750         160,975         47.4%
Shanghai Copper                                                                         17,822       25,181          7,359           41.3%
Total Copper                                                                            388,672      566,864         178,192         45.8%
LME Aluminum    $0.6600         $0.6264     -$0.0336    -5.1%       2,328,900         3,471,025               1,142,125               49.0%
LME Lead           $0.4305         $0.5693     $0.1388     32.2%           45,150          60,650          15,500          34.3%
LME Tin             $4.6970         $4.6312     -$0.0658      -1.4%             7,790           10,770          2,980           38.3%
LME Nickel          $4.9033         $4.3091     -$0.5942   -12.1%           78,390          106,068         27,678          35.3%
LME Zinc             $0.5080         $0.5820      $0.0740     14.6%         253,500          344,225          90,725          35.8%


Click on the link below to find The Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through March 27, 2009.

Note: The green line on the chart is the 200 day moving average. The red lines are points of support and resistance. If one market is closed while the other is open, the prior day settlement will be used for the market that is closed in order to maintain consistency in the price charts.

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