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Canadian Dollar Outlook Now Bearish As Commodity Prices Weaken
Seeking Alpha - 8/19/2018 11:31:00 PM
The Canadian dollar is the best performing major ‘risk on’ currency this year. Against the US dollar, the loonie is down by 4.5% this year. This beats all other major ‘risk on’ currencies including the euro (-5.3%), British pound (-5.9%) and the ...
BHP Says It Is 'a Little More Apprehensive' on Short-Term Commodity Prices
The New York Times - 8/21/2018 1:20:00 AM
MELBOURNE — Top global miner BHP Billiton is a little nervous about the near-term outlook for commodity prices, its chief executive said on Tuesday. "We've said ... that we're a little bit more apprehensive about the short-term, but longer term, we still ...
Commodity prices suffer as emerging markets tumble
Financial Times - 8/19/2018 8:00:00 PM
The sell-off in emerging markets has spilled into commodities, hitting prices of key resources from copper to oil. But there are growing fears that it’s not just a knock-on effect of weakening currencies or a short-term speculative washout in risky assets.
Week Ahead Commodity Report: Gold, Silver & Platinum Price Forecast (Video)
FXStreet - 8/20/2018 12:59:00 AM
Gold gained 0.79% on Friday after suffering its sixth consecutive weekly loss, breaching the lowest since January 2017 of $1,159.96. Hedge funds and money managers increased their net short position in COMEX gold contracts for the sixth straight week as ...
Farm economy dips with commodity prices
High Plains Journal - 8/18/2018 1:31:00 PM
The farm economy in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District dipped in the second quarter of 2018 alongside a sharp drop in the prices of key agricultural commodities. Agricultural credit conditions also deteriorated and bankers continued to report a modest ...
Gold Prices Rise as Cooling Trade War Worries Weigh on US Dollar
DailyFX - 8/20/2018 4:45:00 AM
Crude oil prices attempted to rally intraday but the move failed to find follow-though, with the WTI contract heading into the weekend little-changed. Early gains seemed to be sentiment-driven, with commodities as an asset class enjoying an improvement in ...
BHP underlying profits rise 33% on commodities price growth
Financial Times - 8/20/2018 11:38:00 PM
BHP Billiton reported underlying profits increased by a third in the year through June as the world’s biggest miner benefited from higher commodity prices and increasing volumes. Still, the 33 per cent rise to $8.9bn - excluding one-off gains and losses ...
Crude Oil Prices Settle Higher as Traders Eye Progress on U.S.-China Talks
Investing.com - 8/20/2018 6:40:00 PM
Investing.com - WTI crude oil prices settled higher Monday on optimism for improved U.S.-China relations ahead of trade talks this week and expectations U.S. sanctions on Iran would reduce global crude supplies. On the New York Mercantile Exchange ...
Crude Oil Outlook Now Bearish As U.S. Growth Peaks
Seeking Alpha - 8/20/2018 6:04:00 PM
We determine trends for a number of major currencies and commodities based on price, trading volumes, and changes in volatility. Following WTI's latest top at $75.37/barrel, sell-offs in the commodity have been accompanied by accelerating trading volumes.
PRECIOUS-Gold prices extend gains as dollar sags after Trump remarks
Reuters - 8/21/2018 1:34:00 AM
BENGALURU, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Gold prices rose on the back of a weaker U.S. dollar on Tuesday, extending gains into a third session after U.S. president Donald Trump said he was “not thrilled” with the U.S. Federal Reserve for raising interest rates.
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