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China's commodity trading crackdown has long-term consequences
Reuters - 12/7/2016 9:19:23 AM
LAUNCESTON, Australia Is there a longer-term cost to be paid by China for its ongoing efforts to curb what the authorities in Beijing see as unjustified price spikes in commodity prices on the country's futures exchanges? Certainly it is becoming clear ...
Glencore Rosneft Deal Reopens Battle for Russia Commodity Riches
bloomberg.com - 12/8/2016 10:18:27 PM
Glencore, meanwhile, was facing difficulties. Plunging commodity prices and investor concern over the company’s debt saw the stock collapse in 2015. Glasenberg was forced to ask shareholders for more funds to reduce debt. It worked: The share price ...
Ontario Commodity Prices Moving In Many Directions
4 - 12/8/2016 5:57:46 AM
Ontario farmers had widely varying results across commodities in the month of October. Statistics Canada reports cattle prices declined by 24 per cent from 2015, while hog prices dipped by 21 points. Lamb producers saw a 4 per cent bump in prices.
Cormann: Australia Not Banking on Rising Commodity Prices
Yahoo Finance - 12/8/2016 1:07:16 PM
Dec.08 -- Australia’s Finance Minister Mathias Cormann discusses the state of Australia's economy and budget with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
At $36.25 per Pound, Hog Prices Join Corn, Wheat at 10-Year Lows
The Farmer's Exchange - 12/8/2016 10:11:18 PM
For many producers of agricultural commodities, prices are a key driver of their financial wellbeing. Wide-ranging price movements over time can vastly alter their financial conditions. According to Purdue University Extension economist Chris Hurt ...
Global Commodity Oversupply and Industry Consolidation to Reshape U.S. Grain and Farm Supply Industries
prnewswire.com - 12/8/2016 6:29:23 PM
Continued low commodity prices, increased foreign competition and the strong U.S. dollar will stress U.S. crop and animal supply chains leading to more industry consolidation, which will introduce the next phase in the evolution of the agricultural industry.
Commodity price recovery could boost mining activity in Africa
africanbusinessmagazine.com - 12/8/2016 3:37:36 PM
Mining commodity prices have rallied during the course of this year, raising hopes that new mining projects could be sanctioned across the African continent. The price of iron ore broke through the $80 a tonne barrier yesterday, up from $38 per tonne at ...
What has gone wrong with oil prices, debt, and GDP growth?
ourfiniteworld.com - 12/7/2016 8:46:35 PM
(6) Growing debt tends to raise commodity prices and encourage commodity production, while falling debt levels tend to lower commodity prices. If an individual obtains a loan, he or she can buy a home, a car, or other high-priced object, such as a boat.
Gold price drops on Thursday
investing.com - 12/8/2016 5:21:59 AM
The commodity dropped by more than $100 per ounce last month. The dollar is also impacting the price of gold. Traders view the 1170.00 level as a "critical support" measure for gold.
Inflation Is Not About Price Increases
planetfreewill.com - 12/8/2016 12:57:07 AM
From this it is established that anything that contributes to price increases sets in motion inflation. A fall in unemployment or a rise in economic activity is seen as a potential inflationary trigger. Some other triggers, such as rises in commodity ...
Will Crude Oil Prices Rise To $60 By Christmas?
commoditytrademantra.com - 12/8/2016 6:29:23 PM
For the first 11 months of the year, OPEC talked crude oil prices up, but by December it became clear that oil prices were not going to rise higher on mere promises, and so OPEC announced a deal to cut production in their Algiers meeting on November 30.
The effect of low commodity prices on crop insurance
Sterling Journal-Advocate - 12/3/2016 7:00:58 AM
In my previous two articles, I addressed the effect of low commodity prices on Title 1 Farm Bill programs specifically Agriculture Risk Coverage — County (ARC-CO) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). Title 11 crop insurance programs are considered to work hand ...
Tanzania: High Cashew Prices Match Commodity Exchange Plans
AllAfrica - 12/8/2016 10:44:06 AM
Cashew nut farmers in the country are currently rejoicing, thanks to a 30 per cent increase in prices of their crop.In Mtwara for instance, the price ranges between Sh3,837 and Sh3,585 per kilogramme from between Sh2,890 and Sh1,800 per kilogramme during ...
Expect Soybean prices to trade down sideways: Angel Commodities
Money Control - 12/7/2016 5:51:48 AM
Soybean futures closed lower on Tuesday on anticipation of increase in supplies in the current month. There is an expectation that the arrivals of soybean in the domestic market keeping the supplies more than the demand. The most-active Dec’16 delivery ...
Veggie prices stay high as retailers make up for trade volume loss
nyoooz.com - 12/8/2016 10:15:28 AM
KOLKATA: Post-demonetisation, the cash-backed food supply chain has thrown up certain features that defy the demand-supply logic.The fall in demand in the retail market should have led to a drop in the prices of perishable commodities. But it did not ...
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