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Futures, Global Stocks Boosted By Energy

Fox Business - 10/7/2015 10:29:08 AM
(The following is the original story published by Dow Jones Newswires) Global stocks were mostly higher Wednesday following a rebound in commodity prices that boosted shares in energy and mining companies. The Stoxx Europe 600 rose 1.0% midway through the ...

Expect Gold prices to trade sideways: Angel Commodities

Money Control - 10/6/2015 1:14:58 PM
Spot gold prices declined by 0.19 percent on Monday to close at $1135.6 per ounce on account of profit booking at higher levels coupled although poor U.S. economic data has pushed back expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate rise to early 2016.

Banks keep faith in commodity traders as Vitol, Trafigura raise $10 billion

Reuters - 10/7/2015 5:21:20 AM
As commodities prices tanked in late September, a series of research notes on Glencore unleashed a bear raid on stocks and bonds of publicly- and privately-held companies. But that has not stopped privately-owned Vitol, the world's largest oil trader ...

Firm commodity prices underpin market rally

Every Investor - 10/7/2015 10:21:59 AM
Surely the fact China is now enjoying its third bank holiday this week and commodity prices have experienced a relative calm during this time can’t be a coincidence. With oil, gold, copper, and nickel all driving higher, the list of FTSE climbers is ...

The Bottom Hasn't Been Hit in Commodity Prices

News Max - 10/5/2015 1:23:19 PM
It's hard not to notice that commodity prices have been plummeting. It seems the price of everything that is grown or pulled out of the ground — from oil and gas to sugar and copper — has declined 46 percent since early 2011, causing bankruptcies and ...

Glencore Stock’s Roller-Coaster Ride Continues Amid Commodity-Price Concerns

Wall Street Journal - 10/6/2015 8:21:28 AM
LONDON--Glencore GLNCY 11.98 % PLC’s roller-coaster stock-market ride continued Tuesday, with the shares falling sharply on Tuesday after hefty gains the day before amid management’s efforts to assure investors that the commodities group remains ...

Commodity Prices Soared Due to the Strong Stock Markets

Market Realist - 10/6/2015 11:41:54 AM
All of the nine sectors of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) continued their rally on Monday, October 5, 2015. The rebound in the stock markets took place when the uncertainty over the rate hike settled down and boosted the commodity prices. On October 5, there ...

China’s slowdown, sagging commodity prices will slow global economic growth to lowest level since 2009, IMF predicts

New York Daily News - 10/7/2015 12:35:00 AM
IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld said that ‘the risks seem more tilted to the downside than they did just a few months ago.’ LIMA, Peru — China’s slowdown and tumbling commodity prices will push global economic growth this year to the lowest ...

Who follows Glencore in commodities crisis?

Chicago Tribune - 10/6/2015 7:27:12 PM
As commodity prices continue to fall, bankruptcies among producers and industry consolidation will no doubt accelerate. Suppliers of farm, mining and construction equipment are already troubled. With this onslaught, it's no surprise that Glencore ...

IMF cuts global growth forecasts again, cites commodity and China worries | Reuters

Firstpost - 10/7/2015 2:58:10 AM
LIMA The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for a second time this year on Tuesday, citing weak commodity prices and a slowdown in China and warned that policies aimed at increasing demand were needed. The Fund, whose annual ...

Global commodity price slump sends ripples around the world

Economic Times - 10/3/2015 1:54:19 PM
TARKWA: In the boom times when the price of gold was soaring, Ebenezer Sam-Onuawonto had a dream job and a dollar salary many times the national average in this mining town in southwestern Ghana. When the price fell, he lost his job as human resources ...

Commodity currencies extend gains

Forex Street - 10/7/2015 8:13:08 AM
In the FX market, commodity currencies are still on the rise, driven by recent strong gains in commodity prices. Since the beginning of the month, WTI surged more than 10%, gold climbed 3.60% to 1,150, silver rose almost 11%, while palladium and platinum ...

Commodity Prices Predicted to Decline

The Huffington Post - 9/24/2015 10:58:52 AM
The near-term future for commodities looks grim and the recently released "Commodity Markets Outlook, July 2015" from the World Bank reinforces this point. The second quarter of 2015 saw most commodities drop by 2% in overall non-energy commodity price ...

Saxo Bank sees ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for commodity prices

The National - 10/6/2015 8:21:28 AM
Saxo Bank is predicting that commodity prices are nearing a bottom after hitting a 16-year low. That is because of signs that producers are struggling to meet rising demand as they cut back on new investment and lay off workers to pay back debt. “There ...

IMF Downgrades Growth Forecasts On China And Commodities Worries

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 10/7/2015 3:26:48 AM
Here’s one report: The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for a second time this year on Tuesday, citing weak commodity prices and a slowdown in China and warned that policies aimed at increasing demand were needed ...