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How much is a 2p worth? Actually 3p

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Question 1

Examine the factors that have caused the rise in copper prices on world markets.

Question 2

Describe the principal factors affecting the demand for copper and other metals.

Question 3

Explain what is meant by the terms "goldilocks economy" and "super-cycle"? (See the Guardian article.)