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Oil prices up in Asian trade

2014-07-24 07:29

Oil prices have risen in Asia after the United States reported a large decline in its crude inventories, indicating strong demand in the world's biggest economy.

Oil extends losses in Asian trade

2014-07-23 07:35

Oil has extended losses in Asia as a stronger US currency discouraged buying and concerns over the fallout from the downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine eased.

Oil prices up in Asian trade

2014-07-22 07:28

Oil prices have risen in Asia against the backdrop of geopolitical tensions fuelled by a warning of tougher sanctions against Russia and fierce fighting in Gaza.

Gold falls, geopolitical tensions eyed

2014-07-20 14:30

Profit-taking has sent gold prices lower after they rallied, but traders say interest in bullion will be quick to rise again if geopolitical tensions heighten.

Oil prices rise on Ukraine, Gaza tensions

2014-07-18 14:02

Oil prices have risen after a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in the conflict zone of east Ukraine and Israel pursued a ground offensive into Gaza.

Brent pushes above $108 after plane downed

2014-07-18 09:14

Brent futures have climbed above $108 a barrel, extending sharp overnight gains amid heightened geopolitical concerns after a Malaysian jetliner was shot down.

Oil prices up on US demand hopes

2014-07-17 07:24

Oil prices have extended gains in Asia after a bullish US stockpiles report raised hopes of resurgent demand in the world's top crude consumer.

Oil prices up in Asian trade

2014-07-16 07:19

Oil prices have rebounded on bargain-hunting in Asia following sharp losses in the previous session that were stoked by easing Middle East supply concerns.

Gold eases but still high on safe-haven demand

2014-07-14 09:37

Gold has ticked lower as Asian markets gained strength, but stayed close to a four-month high hit last week as tensions rise in the Middle East and Ukraine.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

2014-07-11 07:26

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia as fears recede about major supply disruptions in the Middle East, analysts say.

Oil prices trade mixed ahead of US data

2014-07-09 15:26

Global oil prices has diverged as dealers await US stockpiles report for the latest reading on energy demand in the world's top crude consuming nation.

Oil prices falter

2014-07-08 14:30

Oil prices have extended their losing run as dealers awaited the resumption of Libyan crude exports.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

2014-07-07 07:51

Oil prices are mixed in Asia as dealers weigh easing concerns about the insurgency in Iraq with upbeat sentiment about US demand following strong jobs data.

Gold retains losses on strong US jobs data

2014-07-04 10:11

Gold has been mostly unchanged, holding on to its losses from the previous session, and could see a further drop in prices.

Oil prices mixed ahead of US supply report

2014-07-02 07:31

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia as dealers await the release of a US stockpiles report for clues about demand in the world's top crude consumer.

Oil prices rise on weak dollar

2014-07-01 07:34

Oil prices have lifted in Asia as dealers made the most of a weakening dollar while keeping an eye on continuing fighting in Iraq, analysts said.

Gold steady near two-month high

2014-06-30 09:59

Gold has held steady near a two-month high on a softer dollar, and looked set to post its second straight quarterly gain.

Oil prices stable before weekend

2014-06-27 13:46

Global oil prices have steadied after lacklustre US economic data that has fuelled sentiment about demand in the world's top crude consumers, analysts say.

Oil prices edge down

2014-06-26 13:25

Global oil prices have drifted lower, with Brent slipping underneath $114 per barrel as traders took profits, but kept a close eye on conflict in Iraq.

Oil prices trade mixed

2014-06-25 13:23

Oil prices have diverged with Brent falling on profit-taking but New York crude rising on bright data.

Copper higher on China manufacturing uptick

2014-06-24 09:08

A report showing expansion in the manufacturing sector of China, the world's biggest buyer of copper, implies stronger demand for the industrial metal.

Oil market climbs on Iraq tensions

2014-06-23 12:59

Oil prices have risen on continued violence in key crude producer Iraq, holding not far from last week's nine-month peaks, say analysts.

Oil prices steady after strong week

2014-06-20 15:30

Oil prices have steadied but Brent retained support near a nine-month peak as dealers tracked the unfolding sectarian conflict in Iraq.

Oil hits nine-month peak on Iraq violence

2014-06-19 15:14

Oil prices have soared to a new nine-month high point on escalating violence in Iraq, as militants attacked the major crude producer's biggest refinery.

Oil prices advance on Iraq violence

2014-06-18 15:54

Oil prices have risen as dealers tracked fresh violence in Iraq where militants have attacked the nation's main refinery.

 

Timing 'tough' for Thai-Mozambique coal project

2014-07-23 10:15

A Thai-Mozambican consortium has set a target to commission a $4.5bn coal export railway and port terminal project in central Mozambique.

Oil prices rise on geopolitical tensions

2014-07-22 14:30

Oil prices have risen on geopolitical tensions fuelled by a warning of tougher sanctions against Russia and fierce fighting in Gaza, traders say.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

2014-07-21 07:58

Oil prices have slipped in Asian trade, but analysts say they were supported by concerns of an escalation of the Ukraine crisis.

Brazil eyeing Japan's help in oil project

2014-07-20 11:12

Brazil plans to use Japanese technology in building a floating structure and ships for its huge offshore oil development project, according to media reports.

Gold dips but backed by safe-haven bids

2014-07-18 09:27

Gold has dipped on profit-taking after a sharp jump, but the metal is being supported by a wave of risk aversion after a Malaysian airliner was downed.

Geopolitical woes send oil higher in Asia

2014-07-18 07:33

Oil prices have risen in Asia after a Malaysia Airlines plane came down in Ukraine and an Israeli offensive into Gaza sparked fears about Middle East tensions.

Oil market enjoys China-inspired gains

2014-07-16 15:35

Global oil prices rebounded as traders seized on news of stronger-than-expected economic growth in top energy consumer China.

Oil prices mixed ahead of Yellen testimony

2014-07-15 07:21

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia as investors await testimony by the US central bank chief for fresh clues about the state of the world's biggest economy.

Oil prices rebound in Asia

2014-07-14 07:22

Oil has rebounded in Asia on bargain hunting, following sharp falls last week stoked by the prospect of a revival in Libyan supplies.

Oil prices down in Asia

2014-07-10 07:26

Oil prices have fallen fell in Asia following a mixed US supply report and easing concerns over tensions in the Middle East, analysts said.

Oil down ahead of US stockpiles report

2014-07-09 07:26

Oil prices have edged lower in Asia as dealers await the latest US stockpiles report for clues about demand in the world's top crude consumer.

Oil prices dip on Iraq crisis

2014-07-07 14:55

Oil prices have eased as dealers balanced declining concerns over the insurgency in Iraq with upbeat sentiment about US demand following strong jobs data.

Oil prices extend drop

2014-07-04 14:16

Traders say oil prices have fallen further on easing concerns over supply disruptions, offsetting firm demand for crude in the US.

Oil extends losses as Libya supplies return

2014-07-03 07:31

Oil has deepened losses in Asia on prospects that Libya will begin exporting more crude into a flush global market, and easing concerns about the Iraqi crisis.

Oil market slides on profit taking, Iraq

2014-07-01 20:00

World oil prices sank further on profit taking and a lack of developments on the Iraq crisis, say analysts.

Oil drops on US demand woes amid Iraq crisis

2014-06-30 19:11

Global oil prices have fallen as traders mulled US demand worries arising from recent weak data, while ongoing violence in Iraq failed to hit supplies.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

2014-06-30 07:21

Oil prices have eased in Asia on softer US demand, but tensions in the Middle East will likely keep prices high, analysts say.

Oil prices ease in Asian trade

2014-06-27 07:36

Oil prices have edged lower in Asia following lacklustre US economic data that has fuelled bearish sentiment about demand in the world's top crude consumer.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

2014-06-26 07:29

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia ahead of the release of US economic data, while a report that Washington is to lift a crude export ban has lifted sentiment.

US oil climbs on oil exports report

2014-06-25 07:15

US oil prices have risen in Asia following a report that the United States, the world's top crude consumer, has lifted a four-decade ban on exports.

Oil prices fall on easing Iraq supply fears

2014-06-24 07:24

Oil prices have extended losses in Asia on fading fears that the fast-moving crisis in crude producer Iraq could result in a major supply disruption.

Oil prices firm on Iraq tensions

2014-06-23 07:52

Oil prices have edged higher in Asia on continued violence in Iraq, but gains were capped as the risk premium is already factored in, analysts said.

Oil mixed in Asia amid Iraq supply fears

2014-06-20 07:29

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia but retained support near a nine-month peak amid fears that sectarian conflict in Iraq may cause a major supply disruption.

Oil up as focus turns to Iraq violence

2014-06-19 07:33

Oil prices have risen in Asian trade, with escalating violence in Iraq sharply in focus as militants attacked its biggest refinery and seized more territory.

Oil mixed ahead of Fed decision

2014-06-18 07:40

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia as dealers await the US Federal Reserve's latest policy statement while also tracking ongoing violence in crude producer Iraq.

 
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