* Wider markets lifted ahead of Trump tax plan
* Dollar strength caps commodity gains
* LME/ShFE arb: http://bit.ly/2wZSAEz (Updates throughout, adds LONDON dateline)
LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Copper rose 1 percent on Wednesday, clawing back some of the ground lost during five straight days of losses, as expectations that buoyant demand would outstrip supply in the longer term tempted some buyers back to the market.
Prices were also supported by a positive appetite for cyclical assets in the wider markets, with European shares rising on expectations for progress on tax reform in the United States. A stronger dollar capped gains, however.
"Copper prices lost (ground) at the start of the week significantly," ABN Amro analyst Casper Burgering said. "But in the longer term, the fundamental base for the copper market is quite good."
"You see not only that demand in China is doing well, but also that in the longer term demand will increase even more from other sectors, like the electric vehicle industry. At this stage the fundamentals are very supportive of stronger prices."
* COPPER PRICES: London Metal Exchange copper was up 1 percent at $6,476 a tonne at 0935 GMT, following a 0.6 percent loss in the previous session. Prices hit their lowest since mid-August last week at $6,366 a tonne.
* COPPER SPREADS: The cash to three-month spread on copper narrowed. It widened to the most in a decade <CMCU0-3> on Tuesday, signaling a lack of interest in spot metal.
* COPPER STOCKS: LME copper stocks <MCU-STOCKS> fell 1,600 tonnes on Tuesday, exchange data showed, while 13,350 tonnes of copper warrants were canceled, meaning the metal had been earmarked for delivery and was no longer available to the market. Most cancellations were in Busan, South Korea.
* CHINA ECONOMY: China's economic growth probably slipped in the third quarter but was still in far better shape than last year, according to a private survey on Wednesday, which also said major risks were looming for 2018.
* FINANCIAL MARKETS: Share prices rose as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration prepared to outline a new tax plan, while rising expectations for a third U.S. interest rate rise this year lifted the dollar.
* ZINC/LEAD: LME zinc was up 0.6 percent at $3,133.50 a tonne, paring Tuesday's 1 percent loss, while LME lead was down 0.2 percent at $2,483 a tonne.
* NICKEL: LME nickel was up 0.7 percent at $10,550 a tonne.
* NICKEL PREMIUMS: Premiums for nickel in Shanghai bonded warehouses surged by $55 to $295 a tonne, suggesting some short holders may be rushing to cover ahead of a Chinese holiday next week <0#BASEBW-SHMET>.
* OTHER METALS: LME tin was down 0.1 percent at $20,685, while aluminum was 0.6 percent higher at $2,139.50 a tonne.
(Additional reporting by Melanie Burton in Melbourne; editing by David Clarke)