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Commodity prices rocket as US sanctions on Russia send a whirlwind through markets
The Daily Telegraph - 4/19/2018 3:28:00 PM
Prices of oil and aluminium have soared on a rollercoaster day for commodities markets, feeling the shockwaves of US sanctions on Russia and America's burgeoning trade spat with China. Crude oil touched highs not seen since Dec 2014 at more than $74.70 a ...
Shire takeover battle intensifies, as commodity prices boom - business live
The Guardian - 4/19/2018 2:56:00 PM
Nickel continues to post strong gains, due to that speculation about new US sanctions on Russian metal producers. Fiona Cincotta, Senior Market Analyst at City Index, says: Aluminium is at a 6-year high, up 32% just this month, whilst nickel has surged 20% ...
Geopolitics And Economics Support Commodities Prices
Seeking Alpha - 4/19/2018 10:30:00 AM
The Middle East and oil. Asian growth means demand. European growth points to a lower dollar. Fear and uncertainty in the U.S. Inflation could bite hard. When it comes to microeconomics, commodities prices typically move higher or lower based on their ...
Global Stocks Mixed as Oil, Commodity Price Surges Ignite Fresh Inflation Talk
TheStreet.com - 4/19/2018 7:45:00 AM
Global stocks were mixed Thursday as a surge in energy and commodity prices boosted benchmarks in Europe and Asia but reignited concerns that robust global economic growth could quicken the pace of inflation and lift government bond yields. Oil prices ...
Commodities rollercoaster on $100 oil talk, sanctions stress
Reuters - 4/19/2018 12:16:00 PM
It was set to be the strongest day for the commodity complex in eight months as Brent crude futures climbed past $74 a barrel after a near 3 percent jump overnight. [O/R] The surge came on a Reuters report that OPEC’s new price hawk Saudi Arabia would be ...
Oil hovers at 3 ½-year high, with producers expected to ‘boast’ output-cut compliance
MarketWatch - 4/19/2018 3:54:00 PM
commodity analyst at Schneider Electric. “That’s ultimately the key factor behind surging prices (alongside elevated geopolitical risk), and continues to overshadow rising production from U.S. shale producers,” he said in a note. May West Texas ...
Why Higher Oil Prices Are Likely Here To Stay (USO)
ETF Daily News - 4/18/2018 10:55:00 AM
And there is, of course, the likelihood that the US-Iran deal may be killed. In the shorter term, these events would be expected to drive up certain commodity prices such as oil and add to volatility in commodity and currency markets as well as the stock ...
Crude Oil Prices Eye OPEC Meeting After Soaring to 3-Year High
DailyFX - 4/19/2018 4:04:00 AM
Crude oil prices rise to three-year high before critical OPEC meeting API monthly report may hint US supply to undercut cartel-led efforts Gold prices mark time but risk-on mood might apply selling pressure From here, traders are eyeing a meeting of OPEC ...
Four Charts Behind Oil's Latest Jump
Bloomberg L.P. - 4/19/2018 1:42:00 PM
head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas SA. As prices have surged, the market has become increasingly one-sided. There are just over 20 speculative longs for every equivalent short for Brent at the moment, near the highest level since ICE began ...
Commodities, resource stocks ride oil surge in Asia
Reuters - 4/19/2018 6:40:00 AM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Resource stocks were on a roll in Asia on Thursday as oil prices hit heights not seen since late 2014 and ignited a rally across commodities, though the potential boost to inflation globally also put some pressure on fixed-income assets.
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