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Africa Must Face Reality of Low Commodity Prices, IMF Warns
Bloomberg - 10/25/2016 6:35:38 AM
African commodity exporters risk a “disorderly” hit to their economies if they don’t adapt to the reality of low prices, said a senior official at the International Monetary Fund. Some governments in sub-Saharan Africa have been slow to ...
Chinese Commodity Futures Bets Jump to Record Amid Coal Rush (1)
Bloomberg - 10/26/2016 4:39:55 AM
That compares with a daily average of about 26.5 million this year. Thermal coal prices reached an all-time high on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange with outstanding bets holding near unprecedented levels. While open interest has skyrocketed, trading ...
Market round-up: Will commodity price gains fade?
Live Mint - 10/25/2016 10:13:22 PM
World Bank’s Commodity Markets Outlook has revised its energy price index forecast upwards to 68 for 2017, compared with the forecast from the April 2016 report Subscribe to our newsletter. Oil prices are expected to average $55 a barrel in 2017, higher ...
Market Speaks: DuPont Expects Continued Weakness In Crop Prices
India Infoline Ltd - 10/26/2016 1:51:06 PM
Revenue from DuPont's agriculture business, which accounted for about 23% of its total revenue, rose 2.4% as higher volumes partially offset lower prices. The ag industry continues to face tough conditions with challenging commodity prices leading to a ...
Caterpillar’s revenues take a hit as the drop in commodity prices weighs
CITY A.M. - 10/25/2016 6:42:48 AM
Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar has warned it expects earnings to continue to crawl for the foreseeable future. Caterpillar’s woes have largely been put down to the ongoing slump in commodity prices that has led to some its customers ...
Oil price declines weigh on European markets
Reuters - 10/26/2016 5:15:43 AM
Brent crude futures were down 51 cents at one stage at $50.28 a barrel before recovering slightly to $50.40. "The recent drop in oil prices is partially responsible but also indices continue to struggle for momentum as they attempt to break above their ...
Marc Faber drops the doom, says commodity prices will rise, oil to hit $70 soon
Yahoo Finance - 10/24/2016 2:00:38 PM
Long-depressed commodity prices are set to finally head higher for two key reasons, Marc Faber, the publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom report, told CNBC. It all boiled down to the need for infrastructure, said Faber, who is also known as Dr. Doom for his ...
Soybean prices rise on strong China demand, gains in vegoils
Business Recorder - 10/26/2016 9:04:47 AM
SINGAPORE: Chicago soybean futures bounced back on Wednesday, inching closer to a two-month high reached earlier this week, with strong demand and gains in vegetable oil markets underpinning prices. Wheat rose for a second session on short-covering ...
European shares fall as commodities, Lloyds weigh
Reuters - 10/26/2016 10:02:03 AM
Though banks help Spain's IBEX (Adds detail and quotes, updates prices) By Kit Rees LONDON, Oct 26 European equities edged lower on Wednesday as investors digested a slew of earnings reports, with commodity-related stocks and British bank Lloyds under ...
What are Silver Futures
investingnews.com - 10/25/2016 9:59:03 PM
According to JM Bullion, futures contracts were first traded in the mid-19th century at a central grain market which gave farmers the ability to sell their grain for immediate delivery (spot market) or for a certain price for a future delivery date ...
Commodity prices will strengthen: Marc Faber
MSN - 10/24/2016 8:59:59 AM
Demand for infrastructure in emerging Asia and fiscal spending in the West will push commodity prices higher, says The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report's Marc Faber.
CME: Cattle Futures Higher After Supportive Cattle on Feed Report
thecattlesite.com - 10/26/2016 9:04:47 AM
US - Fed and feeder cattle futures were higher on Monday. Market participants viewed the latest cattle on feed report as generally supportive of prices in the short term, according to the latest Daily Livestock Report is published by Steiner Consulting ...
Global stocks, commodities climb as economic confidence lifts
Reuters - 10/25/2016 2:32:15 AM
LONDON World markets had a swagger about them on Tuesday as upbeat economic data and signs of a revival in inflation pushed up stocks and commodity prices and kept the dollar at a nine-month high. Factory surveys in the United States and Europe had boasted ...
Wholesale prices of Oils, Sugar, Commodities in APMC Market
Webindia 123 - 10/26/2016 8:43:18 AM
Following were the wholesale prices(per 10 kg) in the Bengaluru Oil market today.OIL:Groundnut 890-950Coconut 1850-2100Gingely 890-900Castor 1750-1850Sunflower 850-1400Butter 4500-5000Ghee 3900-4500SUGAR: (per quintal) Rs 3760-3840COMMODITIES: (per quintal ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil price declines weigh on European markets
Reuters - 10/26/2016 9:11:56 AM
The losses came after oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday as a report showing a surge in U.S. crude stocks, rising production in Nigeria and squabbling among producers about a planned output cut re-ignited concerns about oversupply.
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