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Market Extra: Copper futures rise over 2%, mark record high Friday

High-grade copper surged to a record on Friday, as commodity prices soared amid intensifying concerns about the market implications of an invasion of Ukraine by Russia and a series of sanctions leveled against the Kremlin in response to its unprovoked attack. May copper HGH22HG00 was trading 2.4% higher to around $4.901 a pound, marking a record for the industrial metal.

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