Market Pulse - Commodities
15 Jan
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Commodities: Oil, copper gain on China stimulus

Energy futures snapped higher in late trading as the Greenback cut its earlier advance following news of a landslide rejection of the British Prime Minister's Brexit proposal.

15 Jan
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Eden Research dips as loss widens despite 'pleasing growth'

Biopesticide products developer Eden Research’s shares dipped on Tuesday after it reported that its annual losses deepened despite an increase in revenue.

14 Jan
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Newmont Mining to buy Goldcorp in $10bn deal

Newmont Mining has agreed to buy Goldcorp in a $10bn that would create the world's leading gold business.

14 Jan
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China's trade surplus surges in December amid weak imports

Both exports and imports from Asia's largest economy slowed much more rapidly than anticipated at the end of 2018, amid softer growth around the world and as the tariffs imposed by Washington took an increasing toll.

12 Jan
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Commodities: Relief rally in oil pauses despite risk of further sanctions on Ayatollahs

A rally in global energy prices paused at the end of the week as investors took stock of recent market developments.

11 Jan
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BofA-ML sees Brent at $70 in 2019, but says global recession could result in $35

There are risks, but analysts at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch on Friday reiterated their forecast for an average price of Brent crude oil in 2019 of $70 a barrel, pointing to a combination of potentially supportive factors, including a weaker US dollar, and the then current 'bearish' investor set-up.

10 Jan
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Commodities: Oil trims early losses, gold and corn move lower

Commodities were a tad softer on Thursday as the Greenback stabilised a bit following its recent correction, although both remained near their 52-week lows and highs, respectively.

10 Jan
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Bonds: Investors mulling possible Norway-plus Brexit, keeping close eye on Fedspeak

These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

10 Jan
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Commodities: Oil trims early losses, gold and corn move lower

Commodities were a tad softer on Thursday as the Greenback stabilised a bit following its recent correction, although both remained near their 52-week lows and highs, respectively.

10 Jan
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China December CPI and factory gate prices undershoot forecasts

The cost of living in the People's Republic of China fell more quickly than anticipated last month as energy prices fell back, alongside a more broad-based drop in factory gate inflation which analysts said was "consistent" with other evidence of softer demand.

09 Jan
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Commodities: Saudi's Al-Falih doesn't rule out 'further measures'

Energy futures were again the most sought-out segment in the commodity space on Wednesday as the Greenback extended its recent correction on the back of 'dovish' remarks from multiple top officials from the US Federal Reserve.

09 Jan
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US oil product stockpiles jump last week, DoE says

US crude oil inventories fell by less than analysts had expected last week, helped by a big rise in net imports, even as product stockpiles jumped, a "clear" sign of receding demand, analysts said.

09 Jan
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US-China trade talks went 'just fine', statement expected soon

The US and China successfully wrapped-up their first round of trade talks on Wednesday.

08 Jan
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Commodities: Brent extends gains, China reports rise in official gold holdings

Commodity prices continued to advance on Tuesday amid generally 'risk-on' trading, although traders were carefully scanning the headlines out of the second round of US-China trade talks in Beijing.

08 Jan
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UK offshore oil workers accept third pay offer

Members of the UK’s largest trade union on Tuesday accepted a new pay offer from North Sea contractors, avoiding the threat of the largest strike in the area’s oil producing history.

08 Jan
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US and China narrow differences on trade, reports say

American and Chinese negotiators have reportedly made progress in talks, including on purchases of US goods and services, but the two sides are still not ready to finalise a deal.

08 Jan
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UK could be hit by new 'Beast-from-the-East', forecasters warn

Rising energy demand and travel chaos could be on the horizon as forecasters warn the UK may soon be plunged into sub-zero temperatures in a repeat of last year’s ‘Beast-from-the-East’.

08 Jan
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Euro area industrial confidence takes a turn for the worse in December

Confidence levels in the euro area were down almost across the board at the end of 2018 outside of the retail sector, according to the results of several closely-followed surveys.

07 Jan
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Anglo African Oil & Gas confirms 'fantastic' discoveries at Congo project

Anglo African Oil & Gas plummeted on Monday despite a “fantastic” series of discoveries at its Tilapia licence in the Republic of the Congo.

04 Jan
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US crude oil inventories little changed last week, DoE says

US crude oil stockpiles were little changed last week, but product inventories jumped, implying "waning" demand, according to analysts.