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Copper, dividends boost majors

A rising copper price and news of dividends resulted in some large weekly gains this week among the world’s biggest miners by market capitalisation.

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Copper plates produced at Vale’s Tres Valles, Chile

With the copper price hitting a 32-month high during the week, major producers Freeport-McMoRan (US:FCX) and Vale SA (BVMF:VALE5) enjoyed a jump of more than 8% and 5.9% respectively.

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