The mining market in the third quarter was characterized by a steadily worsening macroeconomic picture, weak pricing for industrial metals and sustained gloom around the prolonged U.S.-China trade dispute. Copper and zinc both ended the quarter 4.1% and 7.9% lower, respectively, and it was not until October 10-11 that we began to see some positive sentiment return to the markets with the potential discussion of a phase one trade deal between the U.S. and China. That seemingly positive development has itself hit some obstacles in November.
What are the other obstacles hindering mining market recovery?
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