Copper prices and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are climbing higher this morning after a massive earthquake in Chile this weekend. Chile is one of the world’s largest producers of the metal, so any disruption to mining activity could have a worldwide ripple effect on prices. Here are more stories on the subject that may interest you:

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