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Oil prices down in Asian trade

2014-09-30 07:47

Oil prices have fallen in Asian trade following a sharp rise the day before while investors await the release of key economic data this week.

Oil prices down on stronger US dollar

2014-09-29 07:25

Oil prices have eased in Asia as the dollar strengthened while dealers sat on the sidelines due to a dearth of trading cues, analysts said.

Brent slips, hefty supplies outweigh concerns

2014-09-26 09:22

Brent crude has slipped below $97 a barrel, set for weekly fall as ample supplies outweighed concerns that rising tensions in the Middle East could disrupt supply.

Oil prices rise on geopolitical concerns

2014-09-26 07:36

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia as dealers focused on conflict-wracked Ukraine and US-led airstrikes against jihadists in the Middle East, analysts said.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

2014-09-25 07:42

Oil prices have edged lower in Asia, but losses were capped following a surprise drawdown in US stockpiles and as dealers await economic data out of Washington.

Oil up after upbeat China data, Syria bombing

2014-09-23 07:40

Oil prices have risen in Asia on better-than-expected Chinese data and after the US said it had led bombing raids against jihadists in crude producer Syria.

Silver slumps on strong dollar, weak gold

2014-09-22 10:55

Silver's sell-off has extended to a second session with the metal tumbling to a four-year low, as investors unwound long positions amid strength in the dollar.

Oil prices steady at end of volatile week

2014-09-19 15:45

World oil prices have steadied after Brent crude had this week hit a two-year low point against a backdrop of solid supplies and dampening demand growth.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

2014-09-19 07:46

Oil prices have edged lower in Asia under pressure from a supply glut and a strengthening US dollar, according to analysts.

Oil prices down on US stockpiles surge

2014-09-18 07:44

Oil prices have fallen in Asia following an unexpected surge in US stockpiles and reports that Opec is unlikely to slash production when it meets in November.

Brent oil hits another two-year low

2014-09-15 14:33

Global oil prices have hit a fresh two-year low as weak Chinese economic data stoked concerns about the strength of world energy demand.

Gold hits 8-month low on weak physical demand

2014-09-14 10:52

Gold has slumped to an eight-month low, dropping as a lack of physical and investment demand and widespread commodities losses have weighed on bullion.

Gold set for worst week in three months

2014-09-12 09:55

Gold has fallen to fresh seven-and-a-half month lows, poised to post its worst week in more than three months.

Oil down in Asia on demand downgrade

2014-09-12 07:27

Oil prices have fallen in Asia after the International Energy Agency slashed its forecast for world crude demand and as dealers await key US economic data.

Oil slips below $98 as supplies increase

2014-09-11 11:35

Brent crude has dropped below $98 a barrel, as worries about ample supply and weak demand have dragged prices to 17-month lows.

Oil prices edge up

2014-09-11 07:45

Oil prices have risen in Asia after US President Barack Obama vowed to destroy jihadist militants in crude producers Syria and Iraq.

Brent crude price slides further

2014-09-10 09:21

Oil prices in London has continued their steady slide amid a flush market and little upside to the current demand picture.

Oil prices mixed after Brent drop

2014-09-09 13:34

The oil market has diverged as traders paused for breath, one day after Brent crude hit a 16-month low under $100 on the back of ample supplies.

Brent crude hits 16-month low on weak data

2014-09-09 09:30

Brent crude has tumbled below $100 a barrel, the first time in nearly 15 months, before returning to close in three-digit territory.

Benchmark Brent oil price falls

2014-09-08 13:00

Brent crude oil, the European benchmark, has dropped to under $100 for the first time for more than 14 months owing to a strong supply situation.

Gold set for third weekly drop

2014-09-05 12:25

Gold has fallen to its lowest in nearly three months before recovering modestly, as an optimistic view of the US economy prompted selling in bullion.

Oil retreats before ECB, US energy report

2014-09-04 13:03

Oil has dipped as dealers squared positions before the ECB's interest rate decision and the latest snapshot of US crude inventories, say analysts.

Oil prices rebound in Asia

2014-09-03 07:34

Oil prices have rebounded in Asia on bargain-hunting after falling to multi-month lows due to a surge in the US dollar and weak global manufacturing data.

Oil mixed after weak China, Europe data

2014-09-02 07:15

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia after disappointing manufacturing data from China as well as Europe, and as dealers await fresh US economic figures.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

2014-09-01 07:32

Oil prices have been mixed in muted Asian trade ahead of a public holiday in the United States and as dealers digest downcast Chinese manufacturing data.

 

London Mining warns of insufficient cash

2014-09-29 13:00

London Mining has warned it does not have sufficient cash to operate its mines without raising more funds and it is in talks for a potential investment.

Gold slide reaches dangerous levels

2014-09-26 13:11

Gold, down over a third in three years, is nearing the tipping point which would see a spike in the number of producers reducing output or shutting down mines.

Gold seems set to snap 3-week losing streak

2014-09-26 09:13

Gold has added to overnight gains and looks set to snap a three-week losing streak, but continues to be in danger of breaking below the key $1 200-an-ounce level.

Gold drops to 9-month low, dollar picks up

2014-09-25 13:39

Gold prices have fallen to a nine-month low as the dollar rose to four-year highs against a basket of currencies and stock markets strengthened.

Brent climbs after China PMI tops forecast

2014-09-23 10:43

Brent crude has risen above $97 a barrel after a survey showed China's factory activity unexpectedly picked up in September, helping brighten demand outlook.

Fed policy the enemy of gold bulls

2014-09-22 12:08

Gold's recent losses have erased almost all of its 2014 gains as speculation mounts that the Federal Reserve will start its rate-tightening cycle sooner.

Oil prices down ahead of Chinese data

2014-09-22 07:13

Oil prices have fallen as dealers await key Chinese manufacturing data for clues about demand in the world's top energy consumer, analysts have said.

African Minerals outlines recovery plan

2014-09-19 12:30

Miner African Minerals plans to increase export volumes and boost revenues by reducing discounts and requiring a premium on some of its iron ore.

Oil prices dip on Opec uncertainty

2014-09-18 13:49

Crude oil prices have eased as financial markets focused on Scotland's independent vote, while reacting to US data and uncertainty over Opec's outlook.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

2014-09-16 07:18

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia following weak data from top energy consumers the US and China, and as dealers await a key US Federal Reserve meeting.

Oil prices fall after weak Chinese data

2014-09-15 07:18

Oil prices have slipped in Asia after a sharp slowdown in Chinese industrial output raised concerns about slackening demand in the world's top energy consumer.

Oil prices fall on concerns about oversupply

2014-09-14 10:40

Oil prices have dropped, resuming a downward tilt due to concerns about a mismatch between lofty petroleum supplies and tepid demand growth.

Brent heads for six-week low

2014-09-12 09:55

Brent crude has held above $98 a barrel, heading for its worst week in six as concerns over weak demand outweighed geopolitical worries.

Oil hits two-year low as supplies build

2014-09-11 16:20

Brent crude has dropped to a two-year low below $97 a barrel, falling for a sixth straight session as mounting supply and weak demand outweigh speculation.

Gold drops on dollar, rate fears

2014-09-11 11:23

Gold is trading near a three-month low, hit by fears of an early hike in US interest rates, a stronger dollar and an apparent easing of tensions over Ukraine.

Brent hits 16-month low below $99

2014-09-10 14:59

Brent crude has dropped to a new 16-month low below $99 a barrel as rising supplies and weak demand has helped extend losses into a fifth session.

Oil prices rise ahead of US stockpiles report

2014-09-10 07:36

Oil prices have lifted in Asia as dealers awaited the latest US supply report for clues about demand in the world's top crude consumer, analysts said.

Gold near 3-month low, dollar strength hurts

2014-09-09 09:57

Gold has been near 3-month lows after sharp overnight losses as the dollar traded at 14-month highs, dimming the metal's appeal as a currency hedge.

Oil prices mixed in Asia

2014-09-09 07:26

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia, coming under pressure on concerns about fragile demand, flush global supplies and a surging US dollar.

Oil prices down after weak US jobs report

2014-09-08 07:39

Oil prices have dipped in Asia as a disappointing US jobs report tempered sentiment about demand in the world's top crude consumer.

Oil prices down in Asia

2014-09-05 07:43

Oil prices have fallen in Asia as dealers digested a mixed US inventory report and a new round of interest rate cuts by the European Central Bank.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

2014-09-04 07:32

Oil prices have slipped in Asian trade as dealers squared their positions after a rally spurred in part by hopes of a resolution to the Ukraine conflict.

Oil prices down after weak China, Europe data

2014-09-02 14:03

World oil prices have fallenl after disappointing manufacturing data on China as well as Europe, and as dealers await fresh US economic figures.

Oil dips amid US holiday, China data

2014-09-01 15:35

Global oil prices have slid in subdued deals as dealers digested weak Chinese manufacturing data, analysts say.

Oil prices up on Ukraine tensions

2014-08-29 09:10

Oil prices have risen in Asia supported by renewed Russia-Ukraine tensions and upbeat US economic data.

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