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Syngenta Profit Down on Weak Commodity Prices, Global Uncertainty

The Wall Street Journal - 7/22/2016 7:38:12 AM
ZURICH--Syngenta AG said Friday its first-half sales and profit fell compared with a year earlier, as the Swiss seed and pesticide company cited weak commodity prices and an uncertain global economy. The company was upbeat on prospects for the rest of the ...

Surging commodity prices a sign of demand picking up in the economy: SKF India MD

ET - 7/22/2016 5:43:40 AM
Commodity prices going up signify that demand is picking up in the economy, says Shishir Joshipura, MD, SKF India. In an interview to ET Now, Joshipura also says that this has been one of the best quarters for his firm. Edited excerpts: ET Now: Please walk ...

China Sovereign Fund Has Loss on Commodities, Negative Rates (1)

Bloomberg - 7/24/2016 3:18:08 AM
(Bloomberg) -- China’s $813.8 billion sovereign wealth fund posted its first loss on overseas investments in four years last year as commodity prices sunk, while stock and bond returns were damped by negative interest rates and a strong U.S. dollar.

Futures File: Corn, soybean, pork prices all struggling

Des Moines Register - 7/22/2016 5:18:01 PM
Farmers and traders were anxious about the “heat dome” that hit the Midwest earlier this week. Both crops are at a critical stage, and high temperatures now can drastically reduce crop yields. Even though one might expect the prices for corn and beans ...

BHP Billiton - Taking Advantage Of Long Term Growth In Commodity Demand

Seeking Alpha - 7/21/2016 8:32:29 PM
The company has watched its stock price drop from more than $100 per share in 2011 to less than $20 per share in January of this year as the commodity cycle hit its lows. However, the recent recovery of oil prices along with fears of rapidly slowing growth ...

Syngenta results hurt by weak commodity prices

Market Watch - 7/22/2016 2:44:42 AM
ZURICH--Syngenta AG (SYNN.EB) said Friday its first-half sales and profit fell compared with a year earlier, as the Swiss seed and pesticide company cited weak commodity prices and an uncertain global economy. The company was upbeat on prospects for the ...

Commodity Prices Jump As Philippines’ Government Cracks Down On Miners

Oil Price - 7/22/2016 9:54:12 AM
Attention global mining industry. Things are getting dire this week in the Philippines. Potential problems have been looming in this important copper, gold and nickel nation since the election of new president Rodrigo Duterte in late May — who campaigned ...

Soybean Commodity Price to Soar Again

The Market Oracle - 7/23/2016 8:44:25 PM
The soybean price had a cracker of a run recently and is now consolidating. Once this corrective phase is over I expect price to soar once more to even greater heights. Let’s review the technicals beginning with the longer term yearly chart. SOYBEANS ...

Fuel prices go up

The Standard - 7/24/2016 7:50:08 AM
price — the price at which fuel is charged by local traders as determined by international market forces at the port of delivery. The move has raised fears of general commodity price rises in an economy already weighed down by a crippling liquidity crunch.

Fund return hit by commodities, strong dollar

ECNS - 7/24/2016 2:20:52 AM
CIC spokeswoman Liu Fangyu said the performance last year was hurt by plunging commodity prices, which had a big impact on certain direct investment projects. In 2015, the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index fell 32.86 percent, as oil prices slumped 36.28 ...

Why the Drop in Commodity Prices Won’t Pay off for Long for Caterpillar

Market Realist - 7/22/2016 1:04:29 AM
The precipitous decline in oil (XOP) prices since late 2014 have led to a severe slump in the energy equipment industry as producers made large cuts in capital expenditures. With no relief on the horizon and the equipment continuously losing value due to ...

Tomato prices decline by 10% in July

Modern Ghana - 7/23/2016 8:34:17 AM
The prices of tomato continue to drop on the various markets across the country. According to Esoko Ghana Commodity Index, the price of the commodity recorded the highest drop, that is, 10 percent for the fourth week in July. As a result, a medium size tin ...

Why gas prices could spiral back down again

CBS News - 7/21/2016 4:54:44 AM
A repeat performance of that pattern would force refineries to slow output, pushing the inventory accumulation up the supply chain and ultimately pressuring crude oil prices. Adding to that possibility, according to Morgan Stanley commodity strategist Adam ...

Strong Dollar, U.S. Data Weigh on Commodity Prices

MSN - 7/20/2016 2:57:13 PM
July 20 -- Bill Baruch, senior market strategist at iiTrader, and Bloomberg's Alix Steel examine the effect of a stronger U.S. dollar on commodities prices. They speak in today’s “Futures in Focus” on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."

Veggie prices eat into Shravan menu

Times of India - 7/24/2016 2:42:20 AM
Jamshedpur: Continuing the annual trend of skyrocketing prices of vegetables in the monsoon, the short supply of commodities due to a transport blockade after heavy rains in states they are sourced from has led to a hike in prices in local markets.