Copper rose after the biggest two- day slump in 28 months and Japanese stock index futures advanced. The Australian dollar held declines before business confidence data, after iron-ore prices slid the most since 2009.
U.S. stocks declined with emerging- market equities while base metals drove commodities lower as an unexpected drop in Chinese exports fueled concern that growth in the world’s second-largest economy is moderating.
Emerging-market stocks declined for a second day after a report showing the biggest plunge in Chinese exports since 2009 spurred concern the global economy will falter. Brazil’s Ibovespa approached a bear market.