Commodities Market

  • Aust stocks open higher AAP - Tue, Jul 12, 2016 10:19 AM AEST

    The Australian share market has opened half a per cent higher. At 1010 AEST on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 31.69 points, or 0.59 per cent, at 5,368.8, while the broader All Ordinaries ...

  • Commodities markets summary AAP - Fri, Jul 1, 2016 7:52 AM AEST

    Oil prices sank along with the euro after the European Central Bank forecast that the eurozone would continue to contract next year and only return to growth in 2014.

  • Aust share market closes lower AAP - Tue, Jun 14, 2016 4:34 PM AEST

    The Australian share market has fallen nearly two per cent to a seven week low, wiping out $27 billion in value, amid concerns about US interest rates and the Brexit vote. Investors dumped shares ahead ...

  • Aust stocks close lower AAP - Tue, May 31, 2016 5:31 PM AEST

    Australian stocks have closed weaker as declines among the major miners dragged the broader market lower and snapped a two-day rally.

  • Aust shares close flat AAP - Mon, Apr 4, 2016 4:22 PM AEST

    Australian shares have finished flat as all eyes turn to a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

  • Aussies overpaid, hard to fire: economist Yahoo7 Finance - Mon, Nov 2, 2015 12:00 AM AEDT
    Aussies overpaid, hard to fire: economist

    The economy is struggling to grow because Australians get too much pay, too much annual leave and are too hard to fire, an American economist says.

  • FINANCE VIDEO: Taruga Gold (ASX:TAR) MD Bernard Aylward Talks About the Newcrest Deal ABN Newswire - Sun, Sep 20, 2015 9:29 AM AEST

    Sydney, Australia, Sep 20, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Taruga Gold Limited (ASX:TAR) MD Bernard Aylward Talks about the signing of a Non-Binding Heads of Agreement with top-tier gold producer, Newcrest Mining ...

  • In a Mideast upset by cheap oil, more crude may enter market Associated Press - Sat, Sep 19, 2015 5:30 PM AEST
    In a Mideast upset by cheap oil, more crude may enter market

    Across a Mideast fueled by oil production, low global prices have some countries running on empty and scrambling to cover shortfalls, even as more regional crude is on tap to enter the market. While some ...

  • GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Up-Trend Looking Attractive DailyFX - Sat, Sep 19, 2015 6:35 AM AEST

    GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Up-Trend Looking Attractive

  • GBP/USD Technical Analysis: New Up-Trend in the Cable DailyFX - Sat, Sep 19, 2015 5:45 AM AEST

    GBP/USD Technical Analysis: New Up-Trend in the Cable

  • GBP/USD Pivots Near Wave Measurement Confluence DailyFX - Sat, Sep 19, 2015 3:32 AM AEST

    GBP/USD Pivots Near Wave Measurement Confluence

  • Australian business welcomes tech-savvy PM AFP - Sat, Sep 19, 2015 3:22 AM AEST
    Australian business welcomes tech-savvy PM

    Captains of Australian industry have a lengthy wishlist for new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull but also strong hopes the former tech entrepreneur can encourage innovation and energise an economy struggling with a fading resources boom. Turnbull is lauded for his business acumen, with the technology sector particularly fond of the multimillionaire, who is an enthusiastic supporter of the innovation scene and start-ups. The 60-year-old, who took power after defeating Tony Abbott in a Liberal Party vote on Monday, has already called for a future-looking Australia "that is agile, that is innovative, that is creative" in comments that encouraged business leaders, who count Turnbull as one of their own.

  • GBP/USD Topside Targets in Focus Amid Tightening Race Between BoE/Fed DailyFX - Sat, Sep 19, 2015 2:50 AM AEST

    GBP/USD Topside Targets in Focus Amid Tightening Race Between BoE/Fed

  • US senate committee probes pipeline safety after oil spills Associated Press - Sat, Sep 19, 2015 2:16 AM AEST
    US senate committee probes pipeline safety after oil spills

    A U.S. Senate committee is holding a field hearing on pipeline safety Friday following a recent surge in accidents, including oil spills that fouled a Montana river and a scenic stretch of Southern California ...

  • Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S. Entrepreneur - Sat, Sep 19, 2015 1:03 AM AEST
    Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.

    The digital currency has the same designation as gold or oil.

  • Research and Markets: China Liquid Natural Gas Market Analysis and Outlook Report 2015-2020 Business Wire - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 9:49 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4ghjwd/china_liquid ) has announced the addition of the "China Liquid Natural Gas Market Analysis and Outlook ...

  • Research and Markets: India Liquid Natural Gas Market Analysis and Outlook Report 2015-2020 Business Wire - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 9:44 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wbdgxg/india_liquid ) has announced the addition of the "India Liquid Natural Gas Market Analysis and Outlook ...

  • Oil prices drop as Fed worries about global economy AFP - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 9:16 PM AEST
    Oil prices drop as Fed worries about global economy

    Oil prices sank Friday after the US Federal Reserve expressed doubts about the strength of the global economy as it held off from an interest rate hike. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for delivery in October dropped $2.22 to $44.68 a barrel from Thursday's close. The Federal Reserve held its key interest rate locked near zero Thursday, citing worries about how the slowdown in China will hit the US economy.

  • Gold shines on US rate decision AFP - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 7:07 PM AEST
    Gold shines on US rate decision

    The US Federal Reserve's decision to leave its main interest rate at close to zero percent has hit the dollar, boosting the price of gold. Gold on Friday hit a two-week high at $1,141.97 an ounce on the London Bullion Market. "Gold was definitely saved by the Fed as no raise in interest rates maintained its appeal of alternative asset," said Jonathan Sudaria, dealer at London Capital Group.

  • Aust bonds firmer after Fed stays on hold AAP - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 4:46 PM AEST

    The Australian bond market is firmer following a keenly awaited decision by the Federal Reserve to keep its interest rate unchanged. Fed chair Janet Yellen citied worries about the slowdown in China as ...

  • BHP says coal needs community support AAP - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 4:17 PM AEST
    BHP says coal needs community support

    BHP Billiton's head of coal says more needs to be done to win the PR war against environmentalists. Plunging prices have put the coal industry under immense financial pressure, and there are no signs of things getting better in the immediate term, BHP's Coal President Mike Henry told an American Chamber of Commerce lunch in Brisbane. Prices for metallurgical coal have fallen by as much as 30 per cent in 2015, and thermal coal prices are 15 per cent lower.

  • Gold Soars Yet Copper Falls on Growth Risks after Fed Defers Rate Hike DailyFX - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 3:49 PM AEST

    Gold Soars Yet Copper Falls on Growth Risks after Fed Defers Rate Hike

  • Drillsearch appoints new CEO AAP - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 2:33 PM AEST

    Oil and gas producer Drillsearch Energy has tapped chief operating officer Walter Simpson as its new chief executive to provide the fresh ideas and expertise it says it needs. Mr Simpson has been the acting chief executive of the company after the sudden departure in July of Brad Lingo, after more than six years in the job. Drillsearch had explained his departure as necessary because the company needed fresh ideas and different expertise to move forward.

  • $A briefly spikes after Fed decision AAP - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 12:51 PM AEST

    The Australian dollar is virtually unchanged as it becomes increasingly clear that the Federal Reserve is going to raise its interest rate some time this year. At 1200 AEST on Friday, the currency was ...

  • Aussie market lower at noon AAP - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 12:37 PM AEST

    The share market is lower at noon, with staple stocks slipping. The middling performance across the board follows the fall of oil and copper prices overnight and the US Federal Reserve's decision to defer ...

  • Pryme Energy Limited (ASX:PYM) Investor Presentation Project Update and Reserves ABN Newswire - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 10:33 AM AEST

    Brisbane, Australia, Sep 18, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Pryme Energy Limited (ASX:PYM) (OTCMKTS:POGLY) is pleased to provide an update on its projects and reserves through the enclosed investor presentation. ...

  • Sayona Mining Ltd (ASX:SYA) Superior Quality Graphite Demonstrated in 31 Tonne Pilot Plant Test ABN Newswire - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 10:27 AM AEST

    Brisbane, Australia, Sep 18, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Sayona Mining Limited (ASX:SYA.AX - News) ("Sayona" or "The Company") is pleased to announce the results of the Itabela graphite project pilot plant testing program conducted at Brazil's leading certified graphite laboratory, Fundacao Gorceix. Metallurgical test work yielded an excellent combination of high-purity and large flake graphite which achieves premium pricing in global graphite markets.

  • Actors join campaign to draw attention to Arctic issue Associated Press - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 8:52 AM AEST
    Actors join campaign to draw attention to Arctic issue

    Critics of Arctic offshore petroleum drilling have used climbing gear, kayaks and polar bear costumes to protest industrial activity in the Arctic. They're now trying humor. Actors Alexander Skarsgard ...

  • PNG PM hands off on Oil Search bid AAP - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 8:52 AM AEST

    Papua New Guinea's prime minister is taking a hands-off approach to a Woodside takeover move for Oil Search. The Oil Search board this week unanimously rejected Woodside's all-scrip bid, valued at $11.6 billion, saying it grossly undervalued the PNG-focused energy producer. Peter O'Neill confirmed he'd met with Woodside chief executive Peter Coleman in Port Moresby this week.

  • Gold Price Begins Bullish 5-3 Elliott Wave Sequence DailyFX - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 7:05 AM AEST

    Gold Price Begins Bullish 5-3 Elliott Wave Sequence

  • House panel votes to lift 40-year-old US ban on oil exports Associated Press - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 4:32 AM AEST

    A key House committee endorsed a bill Thursday to lift the four-decade-old ban on crude oil exports, setting up a likely vote by the full House on a bill President Barack Obama opposes. The House Energy ...

  • Gold Prices Show Signs of Life DailyFX - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 1:30 AM AEST

    Gold Prices Show Signs of Life

  • British Pound May Drop, but We’re Waiting for Bigger Shift in Sentiment DailyFX - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 1:30 AM AEST

    British Pound May Drop, but We’re Waiting for Bigger Shift in Sentiment

  • We’ll Wait to See Major US Dollar Breakout versus the Yen DailyFX - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 1:30 AM AEST

    We’ll Wait to See Major US Dollar Breakout versus the Yen

  • New Zealand Dollar Forecast Remains Cautiously Bearish DailyFX - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 1:30 AM AEST

    New Zealand Dollar Forecast Remains Cautiously Bearish