While worries of inflationary pressures sparked in the US, copper prices fell on Wednesday. US dollar made this metal less appealing to holders.

Three-month copper was down 0.2% at 9.393$ a ton on the London Metal Exchange.

The most- traded copper was on the Shanghai Futures Exchange in August, which declined 0.5% to 10,620.62$ a ton.

According to the increase of U.S. consumer prices last month, U.S. dollar touched a three-month high versus the euro and a one-week high versus the yen.