Oil extends gains in Asia

2015-10-05 07:35

Oil has extended gains in Asia as a decline in US drilling pointed to a slowdown in production, but concerns over demand remain after a disappointing US jobs report.

Oil prices rise amid hurricane threat

2015-10-02 15:30

Oil prices have climbed as a hurricane threatened refineries on the US east coast.

Oil higher in Asia ahead of US jobs report

2015-10-02 07:37

Oil prices have climbed in Asia ahead of the release of a US jobs report and as a hurricane threatened refineries on the US east coast.

Oil prices advance in Asia

2015-10-01 07:42

Oil prices have climbed in Asia, holding above $45 a barrel following a fall in US crude production, but fears over global supplies and soft demand continued to cap gains.

Commodity collapse spells trouble for developing countries

2015-09-30 08:56

Slumping commodity prices pose a serious challenge to economic and political stability in developing economies.

Oil prices rebound on China concern

2015-09-29 14:30

Oil prices have recovered around half of the previous day's losses that had been caused by renewed concerns surrounding the slowing Chinese economy.

Platinum plummets below $900 on VW scandal

2015-09-29 11:15

Platinum has fallen below $900 an ounce for the first time since January 2009 on fears that the Volkswagen emissions scandal would reduce demand.

Oil prices volatile in Asian trade

2015-09-29 07:28

Oil prices have been volatile in Asian trade as equities tumbled over concerns the slowing Chinese economy could weigh on global economic growth.

Oil prices drop with China, US in focus

2015-09-28 13:45

Oil prices have fallen in the wake of further disappointing data out of China, a key consumer of commodities

Copper near 1-month low on Chinese profits

2015-09-28 11:42

Copper has traded near the lowest in a month after Chinese industrial companies reported the biggest decline in profit since at least October 2011.


China eyes oil shake-up with new crude futures

2015-10-04 14:30

China is seeking to assert its growing influence on global oil markets with a yuan-denominated crude futures contract.

Gold poised for biggest weekly loss since March

2015-10-02 10:00

Gold is headed for the biggest weekly decline in almost seven months as investors look to the US nonfarm payrolls report for sign on the strength of the economy.

Oil prices advance on US production drop

2015-10-01 14:33

Global oil prices have climbed with a fall in US crude production helping to offset concerns over high crude stockpiles and soft demand.

Oil prices dip after brief rebound

2015-09-30 14:50

Oil prices have eased after the previous day's modest rebound and ahead of US energy stockpiles data offering an insight into crude demand.

Oil prices retreat in Asian trade

2015-09-30 07:42

Oil prices have retreated in Asia as traders focus on US crude stockpile report, after growing fears over China's economy sparked a massive sell-off in shares of commodity firms.

Gold falls, outlook for higher rates cuts demand

2015-09-29 14:16

Gold has declined for a third day on expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year as platinum extended its drop to the lowest since 2008.

Copper heads for worst run since January

2015-09-29 10:00

Copper has fallen for a sixth day, set for the worst run since January, as metals retreated amid a commodity and equity rout.

Cees Bruggemans: Out of the box thinking – Fracking to the rescue

2015-09-28 16:25

Cees Bruggemans questions the US recovery since 2008, China’s potential for a bigger than expected fall and why fracking can come to South Africa’s rescue.

Glencore tanks on bearish Investec note

2015-09-28 12:01

Glencore, the miner and commodity trader headed by billionaire Ivan Glasenberg, has dropped as much 17.4%, the biggest one-day drop since it started trading in 2011.

Oil prices ease in Asia

2015-09-28 07:34

Oil prices have fallen in Asia as investors looked for further clues about the health of the Chinese and US economies, the world's top crude consumers.

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