Copper prices are up almost 24 percent since January, and have been buoyed recently by a strong demand outlook from China, a weaker US dollar and speculation from investors.
Overall analysts remain bullish on copper for the rest of the year, and as a result many investors are interested in putting their money behind the red metal. Investing in copper exploration companies is a popular option, but what are the best junior copper stocks?
The list below was generated using The Globe and Mail’s market data filter, and shows the TSXV-listed copper companies with the biggest share price gains from January 1 to October 12, 2017. Only companies with market caps above $10 million are included. If we missed a company you think should be included, please let us know in the comments.