Copper is the oldest metal known to humans. It plays important role in old
civilizations like Egyptian and Romans. But the importance of copper is increased
after the industrial revolution and today it played an important role in global economy.
Even many market analysts see it as an indicator of economic health. Because of
that it gained the title of “Doctor” and it known as Doctor Copper in economics. But
from last few years market analyst thinks that it lost its Doctor title. Now it is not
effective indicator of economic growth.
The main aim of this research is to find Is copper still economic indicator or not. The
first part of this study will concentrate on whether copper is an economic indicator or
not and also find the reason behind why it is economic indicator. The second part of
this research aims on comparing copper with other metals and important commodity,
to understand why not other metals seen like an economic indicator.
The third part of this research will propose the research design, Implementation and
method of data collections. The final section of this study shows the outcome of
primary data that is collected by three in depth semi structured interviews with the
managers and trader who are working in copper industry. These interviews allowed
researcher to conclude the research. Author keywords: Copper, economy