Archive for Tag: Commodity market outlook 2021

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Copper rises on comments from PBOC and the Federal Reserve

Chicago copper futures price, is up 0.05% at $4.4300 per pound on mid-Wednesday trades. Copper prices gained recently as the Fed took the possibility of a 75-basis points rate hike off the table, and PBOC, the Chinese central bank, pledged to support the economy to counter pandemic woes. The...

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Oil drops from 7-year high on report some Russian troops return to base

BRENT CRUDE OIL was trading down 2.59% at $93.96 Oil dropped from a seven-year high to around $94 a barrel on Tuesday, pressured by a report that some troops in Russia’s military districts adjacent to Ukraine are returning to bases, a move that could de-escalate tension between Moscow and...

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Oil prices steady as Omicron worries linger

Brent Oil was trading 1.09%down at $72.28. Oil prices steadied on Tuesday after a sharp fall in the previous session as investors worried about the rapid spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant and the impact of renewed restrictions on fuel demand. Brent Crudewas down 8 cents, or 0.1%, at...

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Oil climbs as investors focus on looming OPEC+ decision

Brent Oil was trading 1.67% up at $70.00. Climbing oil prices on Thursday erased the previous day’s losses, with investors adjusting positions ahead of an OPEC+ decision on supply policy, though gains were capped by fears that the Omicron coronavirus variant could hit fuel demand. Brent crude futures rose...

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OPEC+ starts two days of talks amid oil price gyrations, Omicron fears

Brent Oil was trading 3.43% up at $73.70. OPEC and its allies begin two days of meetings on Wednesday to decide whether to release more oil into the market or restrain supply amid big gyrations in crude prices and uncertainty about the impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant on...

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COMMODITY – Oil prices rise on China energy demand concerns

Brent Oil was trading 0.84% upat $85.06. Oil prices rose on Tuesday as a supply crunch in natural gas, electricity and coal continued across the globe while falling temperatures in China revived concerns over whether the world’s biggest energy consumer can meet domestic demand for heating. The Brent Crude...

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Commodity – Oil prices rise on expected U.S. stocks draw

Brent Oil was trading 1.36% upat $75.34. Oil prices climbed more than $1 on Wednesday, extending overnight gains after industry data showed U.S Crudestocks fell more than expected last week in the wake of two hurricanes, highlighting tight supply as demand improves. Prices were also supported as some OPEC...

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Oil dips, pares back only some of sharp gains made on U.S. stocks drawdown

Brent Oil was trading 0.13% down at $75.37. Oil prices slipped on Thursday, paring back only some of the large gains made the previous day on the back a larger-than-expected drawdown in crude oil stocks in the United States. Brent oil fell 12 cents, or 0.2%, to $75.34 a...

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