Commodities

2019 Articles

Oil prices slump as China hit US with crude tariffs
Oil prices slump as China hit US with crude tariffs
Oil prices took a hit on Friday after China threatened to impose tariffs on US crude oil imports for the [...]
August 24, 2019
Premier Oil prepares to sell Mexican field stake as profits jump
Premier Oil prepares to sell Mexican field stake as profits jump
Premier Oil today revealed it would sell a stake in a Mexican offshore field as it chips away at its [...]
August 22, 2019
ISS and Glass Lewis back Barrick’s bid for Acacia
ISS and Glass Lewis back Barrick’s bid for Acacia
Two major proxy advisers have lent their support to Barrick Gold as it waits for Acacia Mining’s shareholders to vote [...]
August 22, 2019
Shell boosts power business with £344m Aussie takeover
Shell boosts power business with £344m Aussie takeover
Shell took another step to boost its electricity supply business as it bought Australia’s second-largest power company in a AU$617m [...]
August 22, 2019
Fracking halts after earthquake at Cuadrilla site
Fracking halts after earthquake at Cuadrilla site
Cuadrilla yesterday stopped work at the UK’s only active fracking site after it triggered an earthquake almost ten times stronger [...]
August 22, 2019
Antofagasta on track for record copper production
Antofagasta on track for record copper production
Despite lower prices, a jump in copper sales boosted Antofagasta’s top and bottom lines and set it on track for [...]
August 22, 2019
Nostrum share price takes hit from analyst note
Nostrum share price takes hit from analyst note
Nostrum Oil and Gas struggled on the markets today after taking a hit from an analyst downgrade. Shares took a [...]
August 21, 2019
BP and Glencore struggling to offload contaminated Russian oil
BP and Glencore struggling to offload contaminated Russian oil
BP and Glencore are still trying to offload huge reserves of tainted Russian crude oil several months after problems were [...]
August 21, 2019
Is now the time to invest in gold?
Is now the time to invest in gold?
In this short video Schroders fund manager James Luke gives three reasons why he believes now is the right time [...]
August 21, 2019
Gulf Marine jettisons boss in stormy waters
Gulf Marine jettisons boss in stormy waters
The boss of Gulf Marine Services stepped down today, becoming the third major casualty of the firm’s pains as it [...]
August 21, 2019
Saudi Aramco hires bankers for megalisting
Saudi Aramco hires bankers for megalisting
Saudi Aramco has hired investment banks Lazard and Moelis to advise on its plans for its megalisting, expected to be [...]
August 20, 2019
BHP owners pocket record dividend
BHP owners pocket record dividend
BHP shareholders will pocket a record payout, the company announced this morning, bringing the total dividend to $6.7bn (£5.5bn). The [...]
August 20, 2019
Analysts and investors hopeful for record BHP dividend
Analysts and investors hopeful for record BHP dividend
Investors will flock straight to the dividend page tomorrow after miner BHP releases its annual results overnight, expected to reveal [...]
August 19, 2019
Nigeria could appeal $9bn handed to gas company by British court
Nigeria could appeal $9bn handed to gas company by British court
Nigeria has grounds to appeal a decision to grant an Irish natural gas firm $9bn (£7.4bn) in damages after a [...]
August 19, 2019