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METALS-Metal prices slip on concerns of U.S.-led trade war

(Adds broker comment, updates prices) MELBOURNE/BEIJING, March 7 (Reuters) - Most London metals slipped on Wednesday on heightened fears of a trade war that could derail global growth after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would push ahead with his plan to impose heavy tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. The threat of a trade war has led to speculative buying, Kingdom Futures CEO Malcolm Freeman wrote in a note, on expectations that metal will be harder and more expensive to com [Source]

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Topics: trade, derail, that could, fears, heightened

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