Antofagasta plc surpasses $18 billion market value thanks to copper

London-listed Antofagasta plc surpassed $18 billion in market value, more than doubling its value in one year. This increase is mainly due to the boom in copper prices on international markets. A year ago, the firm’s papers traded on the London Stock Exchange at £803 (about $1,130), as of Tuesday 23 February they reached £1,838, about $2,600 per paper, a rise of 128% in twelve months.

Source: La Tercera