Commodities - Archive

April 2018 articles

Metals markets have rallied today as pressure from US sanctions on Russia and rising oil prices boost commodities to multi-year [...]

19 April
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Oil prices surged to top $74 (£52) a barrel today, the highest price recorded since the end of 2014, on a bullish view from [...]

19 April
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Aluminium rose to nearly a seven-year high this morning as the fallout of US sanctions against Russia's Rusal continue to fuel [...]

17 April
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The rouble and Russian shares have retreated today on the threat of fresh US sanctions. [...]

16 April
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The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) can declare "mission accomplished" on its goal of shrinking global [...]

13 April
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Mining giant Rio Tinto faced a shareholder revolt at its London annual general meeting (AGM) today, as major shareholders refused [...]

11 April
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Oil prices have rocketed to their highest point since December 2014 after US President Donald Trump threatened to fire missiles [...]

11 April
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Crude oil prices are bounding higher this morning, extending yesterday's steep gains, as geopolitical tensions ease. [...]

10 April
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European markets have edged down this morning after President Donald Trump reignited fears of a trade war, threatening to impose [...]

6 April
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As tensions between China and the US heat up, soybean and corn are not the only commodities feeling the burn. [...]

4 April
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Oil prices fell as much as two per cent to a two-week low today after global stock markets were rocked by China's decision [...]

4 April
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Goldman Sachs last week turned bullish on gold for the first time in five years - forecasting the commodity to "outperform" over [...]

4 April
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