Commodities Market

  • Argo annual profit lifts 16.5 per cent AAP - 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    Investment firm Argo Investments expects the recent fall in the Australian dollar will help the local economy in the 2015/16 financial year. Argo also expects the housing market to stay strong. Managing ...

  • Aus shares open lower, Fed wait continues AAP - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    At 1045 AEST, Woodside Petroleum was down 24.5 cents at $35.40, while Oil Search was 10 cents weaker at $7.37. Resources giant BHP Billiton was 21 cents lower at $26.24 while rival Rio Tinto fell 60 cents to $52.26. IG chief market strategist Chris Weston says investors are mostly waiting for a clearer picture on when the US Federal Reserve will raise rates.

  • Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX:SYR) Equity Capital Raising Presentation, August 2015 ABN Newswire - 1 hour 49 minutes ago

    Melbourne, Australia, Aug 3, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX:SYR) are pleased to provide a company presentation regarding Syrah's equity capital raising. Investment Highlights: Exposure ...

  • KBL Mining Ltd (ASX:KBL) Southern Ore Zone Drilling Update ABN Newswire - 2 hours 2 minutes ago

    Sydney, Australia, Aug 3, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - KBL Mining Limited (ASX:KBL) is pleased to announce recent underground drilling at the Southern Ore Zone "SOZ" has secured future production ...

  • Aust shares open flat AAP - 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    The Australian share market has opened flat. At 1010 AEST on Monday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 3.6 points, or 0.06 per cent, at 5,695.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 2.6 ...

  • Manufacturing steadies in July AAP - 2 hours 53 minutes ago

    The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index rose to 50.4 in July from 44.2 in June, with the result above the 50 level implying activity in the sector grew marginally. AiGroup chief executive Innes Willox said the lower Australian dollar helped the sector in July but that machinery and equipment manufacturing is being hit by weakness in mining-related construction and the wind-down of the car industry.

  • Manfacturing steadies in July AAP - 2 hours 59 minutes ago

    The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index rose to 50.4 in July from 44.2 in June, with the result above the 50 level implying activity in the sector grew marginally. AiGroup chief executive Innes Willox said the lower Australian dollar helped the sector in July but that machinery and equipment manufacturing is being hit by weakness in mining-related construction and the wind-down of the car industry.

  • EUR/GBP Technical Analysis: Downturn Pauses Below 0.70 DailyFX - 4 hours ago

    EUR/GBP Technical Analysis: Downturn Pauses Below 0.70

  • GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Stalling at Trend Line Resistance DailyFX - 4 hours ago

    GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Stalling at Trend Line Resistance

  • Commodities markets summary AAP - 4 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.

  • Australian market set to open lower AAP - 5 hours ago

    The Australian market looks set to open lower after falls on Wall Street where weakness in petroleum-linked equities weighed on stocks following poor earnings from ExxonMobil and Chevron and a drop in ...

  • Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX:SYR) June Quarterly Activities and Cashflow Report ABN Newswire - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 10:14 AM AEST

    Perth, Australia, July 31, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - During the quarter, Syrah Resources (ASX:SYR) successfully finalised the Feasibility Study and received key regulatory approvals for its graphite project ...

  • Taruga Gold Ltd (ASX:TAR) Quarterly Activities Report ABN Newswire - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 10:03 AM AEST

    Perth, Australia, July 31, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Taruga Gold Limited (ASX:TAR.AX - News) (Taruga or the Company) is pleased to present its quarterly activities report for the June quarter. During the quarter, Taruga announced capital raising activities consisting of a placement in two tranches to raise $1,000,000 before costs, and a Share Purchase Plan (SPP) to eligible shareholders. Completed subsequent to the quarter, the placement was supported by a combination of existing and new sophisticated shareholders, including resource focussed North American investment manager, Sprott Inc (TOR:SII.TO - News), who participated for $500,000 of the placement.

  • Central Petroleum Limited (ASX:CTP) Appoints New Chairman ABN Newswire - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 9:49 AM AEST

    Brisbane, Australia, July 31, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Central Petroleum Limited (ASX:CTP) (OTCMKTS:CPTLF) ("Company" or "Central") today announced that as foreshadowed at last year's ...

  • Altech Chemicals Ltd (ASX:ATC) Quarterly Activities and Cashflow Report ABN Newswire - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 9:47 AM AEST

    Perth, Australia, July 31, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Altech Chemicals Limited (Altech/the Company) (ASX:ATC) presents the quarterly activity report for the three months ended 30 June 2015. During the quarter, ...

  • Argent Minerals Limited (ASX:ARD) Quarterly Activities and Cashflow Report ABN Newswire - Sun, Aug 2, 2015 9:41 AM AEST

    Sydney, Australia, July 31, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Argent Minerals Limited (ASX:ARD.AX - News) (Argent, Argent Minerals or the Company) is pleased to report a strong quarter of progress and positive news flow in relation to its top two projects, as the Company prepares for drill testing the significant 'size of the prize' potential identified at the Kempfield Polymetallic Project, and the sizeable porphyry copper gold target at West Wyalong.

  • Crusader Resources Limited (ASX:CAS) Quarterly Activities Report ABN Newswire - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 4:21 PM AEST

    The Juruena project (> 400km2 of contiguous tenements, 100% Crusader owned) is located in Central Brazil on the southern fringe of the Amazon basin. Diamond and RC drilling at Crusader's Juruena Gold Project continued to deliver with spectacular results from a series of prospects on the Juruena Belt, highlighting the opportunity to develop a new multi-project district.

  • ADX Energy Limited (ASX:ADX) Quarterly Activities Report June 2015 ABN Newswire - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 3:36 PM AEST

    Perth, Australia, July 31, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - ADX Energy Limited (ASX:ADX.AX - News) (OTCMKTS:ADXRF - News) announce the Quarterly Activities Report June 2015 with the following highlights. - Parta Permit (EX-10), Onshore Romania: a 30 month extension of the exploration period for the EX-10 PARTA permit has been signed with NAMR. - Italy: ADX continued in house evaluation of its d363 C.R-AX permit in Italian waters concentrating on the potential of discovered resources in the block.

  • Atrum Coal NL (ASX:ATU) Quarterly Activities Report ABN Newswire - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 3:17 PM AEST

    Sydney, Australia, July 31, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Atrum Coal NL ("Atrum" or the "Company") (ASX:ATU.AX - News) (OTCMKTS:ATRCF) is pleased to report the Company's activities for the quarter ended 30 June 2015 in relation to its flagship Groundhog Anthracite Project and development of the Groundhog North Mining Complex located in British Columbia, Canada. "The Company is impressed with the sustained support of our potential customer base, with several meetings being held with potential offtake and funding parties during the quarter.

  • Zamia Metals Limited (ASX:ZGM) Quarterly Activities Report ABN Newswire - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 2:58 PM AEST

    Sydney, Australia, July 31, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Zamia Metals Limited (ASX:ZGM) announce the Quarterly Activities Report. KEY POINTS - Geological contractors Corbett, Menzies & Cunliffe ('CMC') re-asses ...

  • Business Highlights Associated Press - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 8:11 AM AEST

    ___ Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in ...

  • With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling Associated Press - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 7:51 AM AEST
    With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling

    Hours after a repaired Shell icebreaker eased past protesters in Oregon to join an Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla to begin excavating off the coast of Alaska ...

  • Grain mixed and livestock mostly lower Associated Press - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 6:06 AM AEST

    Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery was up 2.75 cents to $4.9925 a bushel; December corn fell 2.50 cents at 3.8125 a bushel; December oats rose 5.50 ...

  • Gold Holds Key Support- NFPs to Shape August Opening Range DailyFX - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 6:05 AM AEST

    Gold Holds Key Support- NFPs to Shape August Opening Range

  • EUR/USD Outlook Remains Mired by Bearish Trend, Dovish ECB DailyFX - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 2:25 AM AEST

    EUR/USD Outlook Remains Mired by Bearish Trend, Dovish ECB

  • Research and Markets: Hot Drinks Market in APAC 2015-2019 - Upward Shift in Consumer's Preference Scale … Business Wire - Sat, Aug 1, 2015 1:40 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wwpkpn/hot_drinks_market ) has announced the addition of the "Hot Drinks Market in APAC 2015-2019" report ...

  • Stillwater Mining reports 2Q loss Associated Press - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 10:24 PM AEST

    The Billings, Montana-based company said it had a loss of 23 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs, were 2 cents per share. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The ...

  • Oil prices fall; metals steady AFP - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 10:03 PM AEST
    Oil prices fall; metals steady

    Oil prices hit fresh multi-month low points this week, with no sign of an end to a global supply glut. On the ICE Futures US exchange, cocoa for September increased to $3,237 a tonne from $3,197 the previous week.

  • Petrol prices set to fall in coming months AAP - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 9:42 PM AEST
    Petrol prices set to fall in coming months

    Petrol prices are expected to fall over the remainder of the year from recent highs driven by a shortage of supply in Asia. Westpac senior economist Justin Smirk said there is some truth in suggestions the Singapore refining market has been surprised by a jump in demand for specific standards of gasoline required in the Australian market. Mr Smirk said Asian gasoline supply would increase in the coming months and Australian petrol prices will again be driven by crude oil prices, the value of the Australian dollar and refining margins.

  • Professional Hair Care Market To Grow At A CAGR Of 3.68% From 2014 To 2019: Radiant Insights, Inc. GlobeNewswire - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 8:47 PM AEST

    San Francisco, California -- Professional hair care products are advanced products recommended by experts and made for specific consumer needs based on type of hair, to cleanse and enhance its texture ...

  • Craniomaxillofacial Devices Market Is Anticipated To Grow To $1.71 Billion By 2022: New Report By Grand … GlobeNewswire - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 8:37 PM AEST

    San Francisco, California -- Global Craniomaxillofacial Devices Market is expected to reach USD 1.71 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing incidence rate of ...

  • Dow, S&P 500 fall on oil-sector weakness AFP - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 8:29 PM AEST
    Dow, S&P 500 fall on oil-sector weakness

    Weakness in petroleum-linked equities weighed down the Dow and the S&P 500 Friday following poor earnings from ExxonMobil and Chevron and a drop in oil prices. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial ...

  • Oil prices tank as OPEC heightens oversupply worries AFP - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 8:04 PM AEST
    Oil prices tank as OPEC heightens oversupply worries

    Oil prices plummeted Friday as traders digested the latest OPEC signal that crude production would not be cut despite global oversupply and falling prices. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for September delivery dived almost 3.0 percent, shedding $1.40 to close at $47.52 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent North Sea crude for September dropped $1.10 (2.1 percent) to settle at $52.21 a barrel in London trade.

  • Crude Oil Under Pressure Anew, SPX 500 Aims to Extend Recovery DailyFX - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 7:32 PM AEST

    Crude Oil Under Pressure Anew, SPX 500 Aims to Extend Recovery

  • $A lower in quiet trade AAP - Fri, Jul 31, 2015 5:57 PM AEST

    The Australian dollar is slightly lower as traders take a breather after a busy week of economic data, and with another on the horizon. FXCM chief currency strategist John Kicklighter said the Australian currency had a mixed day ahead of an even busier week for local economic events next week. While the Reserve Bank is widely expected to keep the cash rate unchanged at a record low of two per cent on Tuesday, most attention will be on the RBA's comments on the economy and the exchange rate.