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NZ commodity prices fall for seventh month - 10/2/2014 12:54:27 PM
NEW Zealand commodity prices have fallen for a seventh consecutive month to an 18-month low, led by declining dairy prices. THE ANZ Commodity Price Index slid 1.3 per cent in September, a slower pace than August's 3.3 per cent drop, and is now 13 per cent ...

Commodity ETF Outflows Reach Highest This Year on Supply

Bloomberg - 10/2/2014 4:40:32 AM
Investors last month pulled more money out of U.S. exchange-traded products backed by commodities than they have all year, as signs of supply gluts drove the biggest price slump since the financial crisis. About $1.05 billion was removed from the ETFs in ...

Copper Mining Stocks Fight Commodity Price Declines

CNN Money - 10/1/2014 2:35:51 PM
Industrial and precious metals have had a volatile year of price swings that have included numerous false starts and subsequent breakdowns. Copper in particular has been susceptible to the whims of global economic growth trends and the pull of currency forces.

Commodity prices fall for 7th straight month

New Zealand Herald - 10/2/2014 2:53:09 AM
New Zealand commodity prices fell for a seventh consecutive month to an 18-month low in September, led by declining dairy prices. The ANZ Commodity Price Index slid 1.3 percent last month, a slower pace than August's 3.3 percent drop, and is now 13 percent ...

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Economic Times - 9/30/2014 11:41:04 PM
Historically, crashing commodity prices and rising interest rates have often combined to create a global recession. Commodity prices have plunged 20% in the last six months. Commodity prices will dip as super-cycle ends: Goldman Sachs ET Commodities from ...

Why global commodity prices are crashing and what it means for India

Quartz - 9/29/2014 1:23:39 AM
When commodity prices spiked in 2007-08, it took most people by surprise. The global commodity “super cycle” had crept up upon us stealthily. This month commodity markets have been jolted again. Energy, metals, bullion and agricultural commodities have ...

Falling commodity prices pressure Colorado shares

Denver Post - 9/30/2014 6:11:47 PM
Downward pressure on commodity prices translated into a tough quarter for many — but not all — Colorado stocks. The Bloomberg Colorado index, a basket of 80 stocks based in the state, dropped 5.8 percent in the July to September period. That contrasts ...

ANZ Commodity Price Index - The good, the bad and the udderly - 10/1/2014 11:32:43 PM
The ANZ Commodity Price Index declined for the seventh consecutive month, easing 1.3% in September. Nine commodity prices declined in September, three increased and five were unchanged. Dairy products led the decline, with skim milk powder prices falling ...

New Zealand Sep Commodity Prices Fall At Slower Rate

Realtime Business News - 10/1/2014 10:35:28 PM
New Zealand's commodity prices declined at a slower rate in September, results of a survey by ANZ showed Thursday. The ANZ commodity price index slid 1.3 percent month-over-month in September following the 3.3 percent drop in August. This marked the ...

Commodity bear market looks entrenched

Reuters - 9/29/2014 12:36:32 PM
The opinions expressed are her own. The commodities bear market looks entrenched. Strong supply-side responses, or successful economic stimulus by the European Central Bank, would be required to reverse price falls. Neither looks terribly likely.

Commodity prices fall 2.4% in September: RBA

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 10/2/2014 12:29:59 AM
A weakening market for iron ore helped to push export commodity prices down by 2.4 per cent in September to a level 37 per cent below their peak just over three years ago. Australia’s biggest export was the main culprit for the latest monthly fall ...

Commodity Prices Retreat to Lowest Level of 2014: Scotiabank

StreetInsider - 9/29/2014 7:28:44 AM
TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/14 -- Scotiabank's Commodity Price Index lost ground in August, declining a sharp 5.4% month-over-month (m/m). According to the report, while the All Items Index remained 3.3% above the late 2013 bottom, commodity ...

Commodity prices and the perils of generalisation

Financial Times - 9/26/2014 5:01:58 AM
Financial market traders kicking their heels for much of this year over the (to them) maddening lack of volatility have at last been given something to work with. Several commodity prices have dived lower over the past few months, setting off reactions ...

3 Commodity Country ETFs to Watch on U.S. Dollar Strength

Yahoo Finance - 10/1/2014 5:27:39 PM
While the strength in the dollar might be benefiting export oriented companies, a strong dollar is hurting the prices of commodities and in turn the economies of commodity-centric countries. These countries are suffering from weaker export prices ...

Ag Commodity Prices Drop Almost 7 Per Cent In August

4 - 9/30/2014 1:46:56 PM
Scotiabank’s Commodity Price Index dropped 5 point 4 per cent in August. The Industrials were off 5 point 1 per cent – agricultural commodities were down 6 point 7 per cent. The bank says both grain and livestock prices lost ground in August.