ARTICLES RELATING TO OIL

Oil prices extend losses in Asian trade

2015-09-02 07:33

Oil prices have extended losses in Asia as dealers digested weak US and Chinese manufacturing data, while expectations of a bearish US stockpiles report also weighed.

Cees Bruggemans: Zuma fingers private sector – real story lies overseas

2015-09-01 13:32

Cees Bruggemans questions President Jacob Zuma's claims that the responsibility of a failing government is now at the hands of the private sector.

Oil prices drop after huge rally

2015-08-31 16:02

Oil prices have fallen, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in last week's rally and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy.

Oil prices slide after US-inspired jump

2015-08-28 15:45

Oil has slid at the end of a tumultuous week, during which prices hit 6.5-year lows on fears over China's slowing economy, then rebounded on US growth data.

Oil prices up in Asian trade

2015-08-27 07:38

Oil has risen in Asia as dealers digested a mixed US energy report showing a dip in crude inventories, but barely any decline in production despite sinking prices.

Oil firms before US energy report

2015-08-26 15:00

Oil prices have turned higher but remains near six-year lows ahead of the latest US energy report after jitters over China's economy spurred heavy losses.

Oil market stages rebound

2015-08-25 15:43

Oil prices have rebounded somewhat but remained under pressure after a sell-off sparked by the faltering economy in top global energy consumer China.

Commodities slump to 16-year low led by oil drop

2015-08-24 10:42

Oil futures have led a dramatic fall in commodity prices, with crude trading below $40 a barrel as fears over China's economy sent investors fleeing to safe havens.

Oil dives below $40, first time since 2009

2015-08-21 20:15

US crude oil prices dropped below $40 a barrel for the first time since the 2009 financial crisis, notching their longest weekly losing streak in 29 years.

US oil falls longest in 29 years on China data

2015-08-21 11:45

US oil prices have headed for their eighth consecutive week of falls, the longest losing streak since 1986, after a sharp drop in Chinese manufacturing data.

 

Oil market slips on China data

2015-09-01 14:45

World oil prices have fallen, surrendering some of the previous day's gains as data showed shrinking manufacturing activity in top energy consumer China.

Oil prices tumble in Asia on Chinese data

2015-09-01 07:27

Oil prices have tumbled in Asia, surrendering some of their big gains after fresh data showed manufacturing activity in top energy consumer China contracted in August.

Oil prices dip in Asia after huge rally

2015-08-31 07:15

Oil prices have fallen in Asia, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in the previous session and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy.

Oil prices extend gains on strong US data

2015-08-28 07:41

Crude has extended gains in Asia following a 10% price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data.

Oil picks up after rout

2015-08-26 18:36

Oil prices have recovered some lost ground after a sharp fall sparked by worries about China's faltering economy, the world's largest energy consumer.

Oil prices near six-year lows ahead of US energy report

2015-08-26 07:38

Oil prices have dipped, trading near six-year lows ahead of the latest US energy report after jitters over China's faltering economy spurred heavy losses this week.

Commodities recover ground after China-led rout

2015-08-25 07:45

Crude prices and most commodities have rebounded in Asia but remained under pressure following a global sell-off triggered by mounting fears over China's faltering economy.

Crude extends losses, US oil trades below $40

2015-08-24 06:40

Crude prices have dived in Asia, with US oil hovering below the key $40 a barrel mark amid deepening concerns about weak Chinese economic growth and global oversupply.

Oil heads for eighth straight week of falls

2015-08-21 15:07

Oil has headed for its eighth straight weekly decline, as sliding stock markets added to worries that global economic growth will hurt energy demand.

Oil heads for eighth straight week of falls

2015-08-21 07:43

Oil have headed for its eighth straight weekly decline in Asia, as sharp falls in equities added to fears of lacklustre global economic growth will hurt energy demand.

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