Archive for Tag: Commodity market outlook

Market Outlook

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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Brent Oil

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 Markets Outlook

Oil up as industries switch from gas, little sign supply crunch easing

Brent Oil was trading 0.46% up at $82.42. Oil prices rose on Friday, and were on track for gains of nearly 5% this week, on signs some industries have begun switching fuel from high-priced gas to oil and on doubts the U.S. government would release oil from its strategic...

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Gold Prices

Gold Down, Near Two-Week Lows as Dollar Strengthens

Gold was trading 0.38% up at $1800.40. Gold was down on Thursday morning in Asia, remaining near two-week lows. A strengthening dollar Index Futures contributed to the yellow metal’s losses, while investors also await the European Central Bank (ECB)’s latest policy decision. Gold Futures were down 0.21% to $1,789.75...

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Gold Price

Gold Up as Continuous COVID-19 Concerns Decrease Risk Appetite

Goldwas trading 0.64% up at $1,795.14. Gold was up on Monday morning in Asia, with the dollarremaining near multi-month highs. However, continuing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 globally and its impact on the economic recovery turned investors towards the yellow metal. Gold Futures were up 0.28% to $1,788.95...

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