Commodities Market

  • Do the Hours I Trade Matter? Yes - Quite a Bit. DailyFX - 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    Do the Hours I Trade Matter? Yes - Quite a Bit.

  • Technavio Says Demand for Differentiated Products Will Expand the Manufacturing Execution Systems Market … Business Wire - 3 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Technavio, a tech-focused research firm, has published a new report on the manufacturing execution systems (MES) market in the APAC region, which is projected to grow at a CAGR of almost 17% from 2015-2019. The new Technavio report specifies that growing demand from consumers is compelling manufacturers to cater to their needs with high-quality, differentiated products. MES enables service providers to switch from hectic paperwork to system-enabled operations, which is less time consuming and provides better decision-making capabilities.

  • Grain mixed, livestock mixed Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery was unchanged at $5.8850 a bushel; September corn was 1.25 cents higher at $4.2375 a bushel; ...

  • Global Hydraulic Workover Unit Market 2015-2019 - Application (Onshore, Offshore) & Services (Snubbing, … GlobeNewswire - 3 hours ago

    Dublin, July 02, 2015-- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hydraulic Workover Unit Market by Application, by Services& by Region- Global Trends& Forecast to 2019" report ...

  • Gulf states reach $18.7 billion settlement with BP over 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Gulf states reach $18.7 billion settlement with BP over 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

  • Rio chief shrugs off iron ore pessimism AAP - 5 hours ago
    Rio chief shrugs off iron ore pessimism

    Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has shrugged off pessimistic iron ore forecasts, saying there will be a happy ending for the steel-making commodity. While some smaller producers might go to the wall, Mr Walsh said it was important for Rio to see its 10-year expansion come to fruition. "Looking at the iron ore story, it will have a happy ending," Mr Walsh told a Melbourne Mining Club dinner at Lords Cricket Ground in London overnight.

  • Amino Acids Market By Product (L-Glutamate, Lysine, Methionine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Leucine, Iso-Leucine, … GlobeNewswire - 6 hours ago

    San Francisco, California -- The Global Amino Acids Market is expected to reach USD 35.40 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Global increase in livestock production ...

  • Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion Associated Press - 8 hours ago
    Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

    Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in the U.S. ...

  • Legal battle wouldn't thrill Dad: Rinehart AAP - 9 hours ago
    Legal battle wouldn't thrill Dad: Rinehart

    Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart says her father would have "great feelings" about what she has achieved but would not be thrilled by the family's court battles. After a bitter legal battle with her two eldest children over control of the family trust, estimated to be worth up to $5 billion, Mrs Rinehart has spoken to the ABC's Australian Story about the family disputes and building its iron ore business. "I know very well my father would have great feelings about what I have done," Mrs Rinehart said.

  • EUR/USD to Eye 1.1000 Support on Strong U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) DailyFX - 10 hours ago

    EUR/USD to Eye 1.1000 Support on Strong U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP)

  • Mitsubishi Corporation Supports Small Farmers in Colombia ACN Newswire - 10 hours ago

    TOKYO, July 2, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that small farmers in the Department of Norte de Santander in Colombia receiving support under its international contributions program, and in collaboration with the Federacion Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia (FNC), will export their first batch of coffee beans for sale in the Japanese market later this year. The Colombian government has launched a series of national campaigns to reduce the extent to which poor farming communities resort to the cultivation of illegal crops. In July 2008, MC signed a memorandum of understanding with the Colombian Government and FNC to support this program, which made a commitment to providing skills development training related to infrastructure and environmental protection to small coffee farmers in Norte de Santander over a 10-year period.

  • Aussie shares close higher AAP - 11 hours ago

    The Australian share market closed higher on Thursday, with positive manufacturing data out of the US overnight and China during the day promoting positive investor sentiment.

  • Trade balance in the red for 14th month AAP - 12 hours ago

    Australia's trade balance has languished in the red for the 14th straight month as the end of the mining investment boom takes its toll on the nation's bottom line. The deficit in May was $2.75 billion, after blowing out to $4.14 billion in April, the largest on record, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. Commonwealth Bank economist John Peters said after months of being a drag on the trade figures, coal and iron ore exports were one of the few bright spots in May.

  • US Dollar May Rise on Jobs Data, NZ Dollar Drops on Dairy Slump DailyFX - 12 hours ago

    US Dollar May Rise on Jobs Data, NZ Dollar Drops on Dairy Slump

  • $A falls due to trade deficit AAP - 15 hours ago

    The Australian dollar has dipped after the release of disappointing trade figures. The local currency was worth 76.39 US cents at 1200 AEST on Thursday, down from 77.16 cents on Wednesday. Australia's ...

  • Gold rush sweeps north Niger AAP - 16 hours ago

    Whether truthful or fanciful, the legend of the Djado, an arid, inhospitable plateau lying below a chain of low mountains, went viral in Niger and other poor neighbouring countries. Tens of thousands of gold diggers from around Niger, Chad, Sudan and elsewhere are prospecting in precarious conditions, more than 1,000 kilometres northeast of Agadez, a historic town prized as a UN World Heritage Site. The most precious commodity in the Djado is water - sometimes paid for in gold nuggets rather than the local currency, CFA francs - but to extract enough gold makes the hardships worthwhile.

  • German government drops plans for contested coal tax AFP - 16 hours ago
    German government drops plans for contested coal tax

    Germany has scrapped plans to tax its oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power plants after fierce opposition from unions and operators, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday. Instead it will shutter some of the old coal plants in coming years and keep them on stand-by during power shortfalls, as it increasingly relies on renewable energy to meet its climate goals. Gabriel, who is also vice chancellor, announced that his planned levy on the biggest polluters had been dropped after talks by members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's left-right coalition.

  • Aust shares open higher AAP - 17 hours ago
    Aust shares open higher

    The Australian share market is slightly higher following gains on overseas markets as optimism grows that the euro zone and Greece will strike a debt deal. Global markets moved higher overnight, especially in Europe where Germany's DAX 30 jumped two per cent after Greece proposed a reform deal that was closer to that put forward by its creditors. IG market strategist Stan Shamu said the continuing slide in Chinese stocks was also weighing on the market, but investors were looking to take advantage of recent weakness, particularly in high yielding stocks.

  • Aust shares open Thursday AAP - 18 hours ago

    The Australian share market has opened higher. At 1010 AEST on Thursday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 7.6 points, or 0.14 per cent, at 5,523.3, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 8.0 ...

  • Missouri panel rejects plan for multistate wind power line Associated Press - 18 hours ago

    Missouri utility regulators on Wednesday denied a company's request to construct a high-voltage power line in Missouri that was planned for a multistate wind energy project. Three of the five members of ...

  • Aust bonds weaker on global selloff AAP - 19 hours ago

    The Australian bond market is softer, tracking downward moves in US Treasuries following positive economic data. Westpac strategist Imre Speizer said US bond yields rose (implying prices fell) overnight ...

  • KGL Resources Limited (ASX:KGL) Jervois Exploration Update ABN Newswire - 19 hours ago

    Brisbane, Australia, July 2, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - KGL Resources Limited (ASX:KGL) has commenced a 3D - Induced Polarisation (3DIP) & Magnetotelluric (MT) survey in the Bellbird region at Jervois to ...

  • Commodities markets summary AAP - 20 hours ago

    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.

  • RigNet Awarded Multi-Year Contract for Remote Managed Offshore Communications Services GlobeNewswire - 21 hours ago

    HOUSTON, July 01, 2015-- RigNet, Inc., a leading global provider of remote managed offshore communications solutions, telecoms systems integration services and collaborative applications to the oil and ...

  • Australian market set to open flat AAP - 21 hours ago

    The Australian market looks set to open flat following gains on US and European markets after news that Greece had sought a new bailout package. At 0645 AEST on Thursday, the June share price index futures contract was down one point at 5,477. Meanwhile, the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association holds a briefing on impact of technology on the retail sector and the tax avoidance parliamentary inquiry hearings continue in Sydney.

  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of FXCM Inc. of Pendency of Class Action … GlobeNewswire - 22 hours ago

    NEW YORK -- The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

  • OCC Cleared Contract Volume Grew 4% in June GlobeNewswire - 23 hours ago

    CHICAGO, Ill -- via PRWEB - OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that cleared contract volume in June reached 340,826,276 contracts, up 4 percent from June ...

  • GBPUSD Inside Bar Breakout DailyFX - Thu, Jul 2, 2015 3:57 AM AEST

    GBPUSD Inside Bar Breakout

  • US manufacturing growth improves in June; hiring jumps Associated Press - Thu, Jul 2, 2015 12:56 AM AEST
    US manufacturing growth improves in June; hiring jumps

    U.S. manufacturing growth improved in June, helped by a jump in employment. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Wednesday that its manufacturing index rose to ...

  • Grain lower, livestock mixed Associated Press - Thu, Jul 2, 2015 12:53 AM AEST

    Grain futures were lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery was unchanged at $6.1575 a bushel; September corn was 1.75 cents lower at $4.2125 a bushel; ...

  • Greece default: Why isn't gold budging? CNBC - Thu, Jul 2, 2015 12:12 AM AEST
    Greece default: Why isn't gold budging?

    Bullion's stubborn non-reaction to Greece's default on its crucial 1.5 billion euro repayment ($1.7 billion) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) couldn't be more disappointing to gold bugs.

  • Disposable Syringes Market (Safety and Conventional Syringes): Global Industry Analysis 2015 GlobeNewswire - Thu, Jul 2, 2015 12:03 AM AEST

    Dublin, July 01, 2015-- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Disposable Syringes Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014- 2022" ...

  • AUDUSD Morning Breakout DailyFX - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 11:35 PM AEST

    AUDUSD Morning Breakout

  • Pacific Ethanol Completes Aventine Merger GlobeNewswire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 11:20 PM AEST

    - Merger Connects Destination and Origin Market Strategies, Providing Synergies in Ethanol Production and Marketing -

  • Quantum Technologies Signs Definitive Agreements for $2.0 Million Private Placement of Convertible N … GlobeNewswire - Wed, Jul 1, 2015 11:01 PM AEST

    LAKE FOREST, Calif. -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (the "Company"), a global leader in natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, announced ...