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Commodity Rout Spurs Worst Resource Currency Meltdown in 7 Years
Yahoo Finance - 8/3/2015 9:30:13 AM
There’s been no respite in the commodity rout that’s seen prices tumble to a 13-year low -- and that’s sending the currencies of nations that rely on exporting resources toward their worst year since the financial crisis. Canada’s dollar sank to ...
Lower commodity prices weigh on market
Sky News - 8/3/2015 10:06:01 AM
The Australian share market has closed lower amid weak prices for commodities, such as oil, and weak manufacturing data from China. CMC Markets chief market analyst Ric Spooner said the key factor behind the market's fall was weaker commodities prices.
Commodity prices fall hits capital expenditure
Financial Times - 8/3/2015 8:04:19 AM
A fall in commodity prices is shrinking global corporate spending, with capital expenditure predicted to fall this year and next, research to be published on Monday shows. The energy, chemicals and mining sector accounted for well over a third of global ...
Commodities Slide Deeper Into a Rut
Wall Street Journal - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
Commodity prices tumbled anew, plunging the S&P GSCI Total Return index to its worst monthly loss since November 2008 and deepening a yearslong rout that few observers expect to moderate. The index, which tracks a basket of commodities, fell to its lowest ...
Should Investors In The United States Pay More Attention To The Drop In Commodity Prices?
Seeking Alpha - 8/2/2015 4:09:17 AM
It seems as if the world has bifurcated when it comes to a concern over the decline in commodity prices. If one lives and works in the United States "many investors are choosing to give commodities the cold shoulder," according to Tatyana Shumsky of the ...
Commodities swing from bad to worse as China data sinks
The Age - 8/3/2015 6:02:38 AM
The bad news keeps mounting for commodities after the under pressure sector was dealt a further blow with weaker than expected Chinese factory output revealed for July as iron ore prices head downward again. China's manufacturers cut production at the ...
Asian Markets Mostly Lower On Weak Commodity Prices, China PMI
NASDAQ - 8/2/2015 10:57:18 AM
(RTTNews.com) - Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Monday as the decline in commodity prices, negative cues from Wall Street and weak Chinese manufacturing data dampened investor sentiment. Data released on Monday showed that the final reading for the ...
Hedge funds are getting smoked by the commodities slump
The Business Insider - 7/31/2015 3:46:00 PM
The collapse in commodity prices has burnt another hedge fund. Vermillion, a commodity hedge fund backed by Carlyle Group, has seen its flagship fund's assets fall from nearly $2 billion to less $50 million, The Wall Street Journal is reporting.
Gold, oil and copper: Is the commodity boom over?
Al JAZEERA - 8/1/2015 1:50:17 PM
And unlike stock markets, commodities have an impact on everyday lives. From farmers to miners to consumers to governments, lower prices mean less money and fewer jobs. Gold is often seen as a store of wealth in uncertain times. But right now, gold has ...
Chinese economy concerns, lower commodity prices drag down local market
ABC Online - 8/3/2015 8:32:57 AM
Concerns about China's economy and lower commodity prices have dragged on the share market, with energy and mining stocks among the biggest losers. The All Ordinaries index lost 0.3 per cent to close at 5,664 and the ASX 200 index fell by 20 points to ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Greek stocks bashed at restart, China woes go on for commodities
Reuters - 8/3/2015 9:23:04 AM
Australian stocks dropped 0.4 percent. "We believe the macro environment remains challenging for emerging market assets amid headwinds of low commodity prices, concerns over China and a looming Fed tightening cycle," Barclays strategists wrote in a daily ...
Gold prices likely to trade negative: Sushil Finance
Money Control - 8/3/2015 10:06:01 AM
Gold reversed earlier losses on Friday as the dollar fell after weakerthan- expected U.S. data, but prices remained on course for their biggest monthly decline in more than two years on expectations the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates.
Volatile prices fuel China iron ore futures to record high in July
Economic Times - 8/3/2015 8:11:29 AM
MANILA: The volume of iron ore futures traded on China's Dalian exchange surged to a record last month amid volatile prices, spurring flows into the world's most liquid derivatives market for the steelmaking raw material. The Dalian Commodity Exchange ...
Commodity Prices Crash
Wall Street Sector Selector - 7/23/2015 4:59:55 PM
If we were going to see a stock market crash in the United States in the fall of 2015 (to use a hypothetical example), we would expect to see commodity prices begin to crash a few months ahead of time. This is precisely what happened just before the great ...
Weak China data and oil prices hurt commodity currencies
Forex Street - 8/3/2015 8:54:26 AM
FXStreet (Mumbai) - Commodity currencies have taken a hit on Monday due to renewed selling in Chinese equities triggered by a weak manufacturing data. The AUD/USD and the NZD/USD both dropped 0.20%. Both Aussie and Kiwi took a hit due to the renewed ...
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