Commodities

Oil prices drop despite conflict worries

by AFP
Oil prices have fallen modestly after recent run-up on geopolitical tensions.

Oil rises on tight US supplies

by AFP
Tight petroleum supplies in US boosts oil prices along with geopolitical worries.

Uranium sales to India close: Robb

Trade Minister upbeat on uranium deal, says China FTA on track to be sealed by year's end.

Oil prices jump after Malaysian jet crash

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Crash of Malaysia Airlines jet in rebel-held eastern Ukraine sparks strong rise in oil prices.

Gold dealer launches first bullion-backed cryptocurrency

US-based Anthem Vault wants to increase the use of gold as an accepted form of electronic money.

US oil drops below $US100

by AFP
US crude at two-month low amid heavy, fortnight-long sell-off as Iraq fears ease.

Oil prices edge higher

by AFP
Global oil prices have risen as turmoil in Libya clouded supply forecasts.

Gold in largest drop since December

Precious metal slumps on concerns US central bank may raise rates sooner than expected.

Oil price drop on Libya

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Brent slumps to three-month low as Libyan supply ramps up.

OPEC sees increased oil demand

by AAP
Global oil demand tipped to rise further in 2015 thanks to resurgent growth in developed countries.

Oil prices snap nine-day losing streak

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Rebound in prices breaks losing run just shy of longest streak in 30 years.

Gold prices jump to 4-month high

Safe haven commodity lifts 1.3 per cent on eurozone bank worries.

Oil prices continue to slide

by AFP
Global oil prices continue their slide from June peaks, despite a drop in US inventories.

Asia LNG prices hit 3-year low

Price of liquefied natural gas down almost 50% since February, casting doubt on Aust pipeline.

Oil prices extend losses

by AFP
Brent has fallen for nine out of last 10 trading days, now below level prior to Iraq crisis.

Oil prices drop on supply worries

by AFP
Imminent resumption of Libyan crude exports helps push oil prices lower.

Barrick’s Zambia mine in spotlight

Suitors are circling Barrick Gold’s Lumwana copper mine in Zambia, $1bn-plus deal possible.

London's gold price fixing under review

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Key talks this week on modernising London's century-old gold price fixing.

Editor’s Picks

In this week's essential reading guide Kohler scrutinises the outsourcing of monetary policy to the US, Bartholomeusz ponders bank profitability and Gottliebsen counts the cost of currency carnage.

Iron ore price rallies above $US96

Commodity price hits highest point in over a month on upbeat Chinese manufacturing data.

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