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History

Copper, along with gold, is one of the first metals utilized by humans, about 10,000 years ago, owing to the natural occurrence of its elemental form — readily available lumps or leaves in exposed rock formations.Copper is an important contributor to the national economies of mature, newly developed and developing countries. It stands at the third place in context of the world consumption after steel and aluminum

Characteristics
  • Malleable
  • Ductile
  • Conductor of heat and electricity.
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Antimicrobial

Uses
  • Used as cider agent.
  • Considered as effective antibacterial
  • Used in ant plaque agent
  • Used in mouthwashes and toothpaste
  • Used in fish farming
Exporter and Importer

While Chile accounts for 34% of the total world copper mine production, Peru, USA, China, Australia and Indonesia, together are responsible for around 32%. Major refined copper exporting countries are Chile, Zambia, Japan, Russia and Peru, while major refined copper importing countries are China, USA, Germany, Italy and Taiwan.

Majority of the consumption comes from industrialized/developed economies like the US, EU, Japan, China and Russia. Nowadays, consumption has increased in Asian economies owing to the outsourced manufacturing deals from developed nations.

Influencing Factors

The factors such as Economic events, Government policies, Geopolitical events, Production and consumption greatly influence the demand and supply of the metal ore copper.

Why trade copper through NDEX:


Contract size: Regular, mini, and exposure/intra-day
Low transaction cost: Fixed spread of  NPR 0.5 Per 1 KG
Generous leverage: On all products that are clearly detailed on the trade.
Initial margin: Rs.75000 (Regular)
Hedging capability: Can take long or short position from same account
Months: March, May, July, September, Dec
Seasons: During Summer, mostly in July

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Daily Open Time 3:45:00 AM
Daily Close Time 2:59:59 AM
   
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