Elsewhere in metals trading, copper for May delivery rallied 1.01%, or 3.1 cents, to trade at a seven-week high of $3.090 a pound, amid speculation demand in top consumer China will strengthen in the near-term April and May are seasonally strong months for copper consumption in China amid brisk
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The Stoxx Europe 600 Index lost 0.6 percent, while the eurogained versus most of its major peers on faster-than-forecast factory and services sector growth.In China, the so-called flash purchasing-managers indexcame in at 48.3 for April from 48 in March, in line witheconomists’ predictions. China
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Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in March to an eight-month low as buyers balked at record prices and highermortgage rates that made properties less affordable. InChina, manufacturing is contracting for a fourth month,according to a preliminary survey from HSBC Holdings Plcand Markit Economics Ltd
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