** UK miner’s shares down as copper prices hit 2-year low and recession worries fuelled by trade tensions
** Shares of Antofagasta fell 1.1%, Glencore slipped 1.1%, BHP down 1.2%, Rio Tinto down 1%, Anglo American down 0.5%, Kaz Minerals down 1.2%, and Acacia Mining down 0.5%
** Copper prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) fell to their lowest in two years on Monday
** Factory activity in China, the world’s largest consumer of metals, slumped in May to a deeper contraction than expected
** U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on all goods from Mexico, raising fears of a global recession
** World’s largest copper producer and Chile state-owned miner Codelco said it partially halted work at its biggest copper mine El Teniente following a fatal accident.
** U.S. stock futures and commodity prices slipped on worries an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade tussle and Washington’s new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession. (Reporting by Sangameswaran S in Bengaluru)