Commodities

Big iron ore miners turn up the volume

BHP Billiton, Vale and Rio Tinto are set to ramp up iron ore production, despite softening demand from China and a sinking price. The pressure’s on for smaller miners and Chinese steel producers.

Iron ore sees fresh two-year low

Recovery at end of last week short-lived as commodity flirts with five-year trough.

Oil mixed amid Ukraine tensions

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US crude climbs for third day, but Brent crude slips despite geopolitical tensions.

Iron ore rout continues apace

Eighth straight day of declines sees UK-listed stock of BHP, Rio take a hit.

Gold falls as US rate talk weighs

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Lingering worries about rate hikes pushes gold price lower overnight.

Oil prices gain as US crude stocks fall

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Oil prices inch higher as US commercial crude oil stockpiles fall sharply.

Iron ore price nears $US88 a tonne

Commodity sees eighth straight trading day decline, hits fresh two-year low.

Oil prices end mixed

by AFP
US oil makes move higher but Brent crude falls amid choppy trade.

Iron ore price slumps to two-year low

Price of key commodity falls further below $US90, closes in on post-crisis low.

Copper hits three-week high

by AAP
Hopes that China will announce stimulus measures boost commodity's price.

Iron ore price slumps below $US90

Concerns of supply-demand imbalance push commodity to fresh two-month low.

Iron ore price flirts with $US90

Commodity price slips to fresh two-month low as BHP chief says rally back above $US100 unlikely.

BHP tips iron ore price below $100

Andrew Mackenzie says miner plans bigger iron ore expansion despite low iron ore price.

Iron ore drops below $US92

Commodity price slides to a fresh two-month low after downbeat Chinese data.

Oil prices rebound on supply fall

US data show a decline in crude oil supplies, forcing prices higher.

Copper prices surge almost 3% higher

Commodity enjoys best day for 12 months as Glencore details bright demand outlook.

US oil price sinks a further 2%

by AFP
World oil prices continue retreat, new multi-month lows set on weak demand.

Oil prices continue steep slide

Price of Brent crude slumps almost 2 per cent, marks fresh 14-month low.

Copper bounces off eight-week low

by AAP
Copper prices rebound off lows, but still lose ground on weak EU data.

Oil prices sink 2% on growth fears

by AFP
Weak eurozone growth, easing geopolitical tensions push oil prices sharply lower.

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