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Oil rises on demand signs after Goldman flags geopolitical risks

2017-10-18 10:16

Oil has extended gains as signs of declining US stockpiles pointed to healthy demand while investors weighed potential disruptions to supply.

Oil gains on concern Iraq-Kurd tensions will disrupt crude flows

2017-10-16 07:51

Crude has extended gains from the highest close in two weeks as speculation mounted over potential output disruptions in a region that’s home to Iraq’s oldest producing oil fields.

Oil trades near $50 as Gulf workers return after Hurricane Nate

2017-10-09 11:14

Oil has traded below $50 a barrel as workers started returning to platforms in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Nate crossed the coast.

Oil eases after surge as OPEC production inches higher

2017-10-03 11:07

Oil has edged lower for a second day after a price surge last month as OPEC output climbed marginally led by gains from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Oil's surge propels bull market run on demand optimism

2017-09-29 10:03

Oil is heading for a monthly gain on forecasts for rising demand and as Turkey threatened to halt Kurdish exports through its territory.

Oil resumes bull market advance on signs US stockpiles shrank

2017-09-27 09:40

Oil has extended its advance into a bull market as US industry data showed an unexpected decline in crude stockpiles.

Opec to discuss extending cuts, quotas - UAE minister

2017-09-25 15:01

Opec will discuss extending production cuts that have boosted oil prices and imposing output quotas on all cartel members at a November meeting in Vienna, says an Emirati minister.

Opec and Russia stay focused on cuts as oil market improves

2017-09-22 13:11

Opec and Russia have said they were about halfway toward clearing a global oil glut and urged fellow producers to stay focused and finish the job.

Oil meeting at Opec as strategy bears fruit

2017-09-22 07:53

Oil-producing countries from inside and outside Opec meet in Vienna as signs grow that their landmark agreement to cap output may finally be boosting the price of crude.

OPEC has success at last, but oil revival may be short-lived

2017-09-20 12:00

When OPEC and its allies gather this week, they’ll have the best evidence yet that their efforts to clear a global oil glut are succeeding. It may prove short-lived.

 

Palladium tops $1 000 for first time since 2001

2017-10-16 10:40

Palladium has climbed above $1 000 an ounce for the first time since 2001 as global demand grows for the metal in pollution-control devices used by vehicles.

Iron ore rallies as China imports bust 100 million ton level

2017-10-13 13:48

Iron ore imports by China have surged above 100 million metric tons to a record, smashing the previous high set in 2015.

Gold heading for worst weekly run in '17

2017-10-06 09:26

Gold prices are poised to drop for a fourth week, the worst streak of losses this year, on prospects for higher US interest rates, a rising dollar and record equity markets.

Electric dreams

2017-09-29 12:37

The transition to electric vehicles is expected to have a transformative impact on the commodities sector, reducing the reliance on China as a key driver of demand.

Oil holds above $52 as US stockpile drop counters export surge

2017-09-28 11:12

Oil has stayed near $52 a barrel as traders took stock of data that showed a surprise decline in US crude inventories while exports surged to a record.

Oil slips after entering bull market on Kurdish export threats

2017-09-26 13:16

Oil prices have slipped after entering a bull market amid geopolitical worries in Iraq’s Kurdistan, while Trafigura and Citigroup added to warnings of a looming supply squeeze.

Iron ore succumbs to bear market and may extend slump

2017-09-25 09:33

Iron ore has slumped back into a bear market after posting the biggest weekly loss in 16 months, amid concern that record demand in China may ease off.

Oil heads for third weekly gain before OPEC meet

2017-09-22 11:06

Oil is heading for a third weekly gain before an OPEC-led committee meets in Vienna to discuss ongoing production curbs.

Oil above $50 as fuel-stockpile drop counters crude-supply gain

2017-09-21 13:21

Oil has held above $50 a barrel as a decline in US fuel inventories countered a bigger-than-forecast increase in crude stockpiles.

Iron ore sinks as 'peak steel' call, supply angst rattle market

2017-09-20 11:23

Iron ore has been dragged back into the $60s after getting hit by a barrage of bad news, with persistent concern about rising global supply.

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