SPECULATIVE MARKETS MORE ACTIVE.
Dunn:a the past week there has been greater activity with improvement in 'plates in some of the more speculative markets. The stimulus may be said to have come in the
■ first place from New York, where a rise in the price of copper 1 following_npon the reported plan for restriction of production occasioned a jump in' the price. Large purchises of copper took Once and, bullish operators made the most of the en, .cumstance as heralding a possible :general recovery in the price of commodities. More cautious individuals, however, were not disposed ta:lay: quite as much emphasis on the rise in copper, and that cautious view has already been justified by a moderate reaction in the speculative markets.
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