Tag Archives: commodity prices

Analysis: As liquidity evaporates, oil braces for brutal volatility

A model of 3D-printed oil barrels is seen in front of the falling stock market chart in this illustration taken December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) – A rise and fall in oil prices of $40 a barrel …

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How Commodity Prices Inflated Globally, Then Lost Some Heat

The price of crude oil fell below $100 a barrel on Tuesday, belying forecasts made even before the war in Ukraine that it could rise above $150. The price of wheat has fallen more than $1.70 a bushel from its March 7 high, while soybean and palm oil have marked …

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ASX falls after falling commodity prices

The ASX closed lower, a day after its biggest gain in six weeks. -AAP Picture Falling commodity prices and a two-week low in oil prices sent ASX shares tumbling while the Reserve Bank showed little interest in raising rates amid uncertainty in Europe. Energy and materials stocks fell two and …

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Working group, tax cut soon to contain the rise in prices

The government on Sunday decided to take several new measures, including forming a task force and reducing taxes, to contain volatility in the commodity market ahead of Ramadan. An inter-ministerial meeting took the decision to control by all means the soaring prices of edible oil, sugar, lentils and other necessities …

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Gold prices rise today, just ₹2,500 from all-time highs

Gold prices jumped sharply today in Indian markets amid the escalating crisis in Ukraine. On MCX, gold futures jumped 1.8% to ₹53,500 per 10 grams, followed by firm world rates. In August 2020, gold had reached an all-time high of ₹56,200 in Indian markets. In global markets, spot gold rose …

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Fire at Ukrainian nuclear power plant drives up commodity prices

Reports of a fire at Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant pushed commodity prices even higher despite claims by Ukrainian authorities that the blaze did not affect critical equipment. Citing Ukrainian authorities, Reuters reported earlier today that a fire had broken out in a training building at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power …

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Global commodity price hikes could jeopardize inflation target: BB

TBS Report March 02, 2022, 9:35 p.m. Last modification: March 2, 2022, 9:38 PM When the money supply increases and the demand continues to increase, the prices of various products and services may also increase. Photo: Collected “> When the money supply increases and the demand continues to increase, the …

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Russian-Ukrainian war: refrigerators, air conditioners and electronics will soon become more expensive

If you are planning to buy an air conditioner or a refrigerator this summer, you may have to shell out more for your comfort. As the crisis in Ukraine worsens, major manufacturers of durable consumer items like smart televisions (TVs), air conditioning or refrigerators are warning of another round of …

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Australian and New Zealand dlrs find solace in rising resource prices

SYDNEY, Feb 22 (Reuters) – The Australian and New Zealand dollars held firm on Tuesday as strength in global commodity prices helped offset some of the unease among investors over Russia’s foray into the east from Ukraine. Both countries are major exporters of raw materials, with Australia having a strong …

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The Electricity Bill Is Damn Too High: Here’s Why and What You Can Do About It

Residents of New York State have been opening their mailboxes for the past few weeks to find an unpleasant surprise in the form of abnormally high electricity bills. Governor Kathy Hochul has since called on Con Edison to reform its billing practices, and Public Service Commission (PSC) regulators say the …

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Tough negotiations as European retailers clash with food giants

LONDON, Feb 17 (Reuters) – European retailers are locked in protracted price negotiations with giant food companies – including the world’s biggest, Nestle (NESN.S) – as they battle to retain shoppers and protect their profits. Major consumer products companies around the world have announced their intention to raise prices at …

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Lithium Americas stock jumps after bullish call

Text size This photo taken on March 12, 2021 shows a worker with car batteries at a factory of Xinwangda Electric Vehicle Battery Co., which manufactures lithium batteries for electric cars and other uses, in Nanjing, China. STR/AFP via Getty Images Stocks of a early-stage lithium miner Lithium Americas were …

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Republic Announces 15% Revenue Increase in Q4 2021

Shortly after securing the industry’s first major acquisition in 2022, Republic Services released fourth quarter 2021 results and provided a preview of what 2022 will look like for the company. The Phoenix-based waste management service provider posted 15% year-over-year revenue growth in the last quarter, beating full-year performance and hitting …

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Brazilian real leads Latam gains as commodities boost Chinese demand

The soil of Peru plunges into the worries of Las Bambas Colombian peso down as inflation spike looms Feb 7 (Reuters) – The Brazilian real led gains among Latin American currencies on Monday as commodity prices rose on the prospect of stronger demand from China’s top importer, while attention turned …

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Huge wave of commodity price inflation expected – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger ‘You have to spend an additional 28 KD for every 100 KD’ KUWAIT CITY, February 5: According to experts, the rate of increase in commodity prices in Kuwait amounts to 28%. This means that every citizen and resident is now required to spend an additional …

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Chronicle: Analysts Expect Torrid Base Metals Rally to Cool Down

LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) – The London Metal Exchange (LME) index of base metals (.LMX) jumped 38% last year as the pandemic demand recovery met with a supply chain disruption. supply. Copper and tin hit all-time high prices, while aluminum, nickel, zinc and lead each hit multi-year highs. That, however, …

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LVMH’s Hublot to raise watch prices as inflation hits luxury

(Bloomberg) — Hublot’s Big Bang watch, worn by Usain Bolt and Jay-Z, will soon be offered at an even higher price. The Swiss watchmaker is raising the prices of all of its watches, Hublot chief executive Ricardo Guadalupe said in an interview. Rising commodity costs for gold and diamonds will …

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Vedanta reports 26% jump in third-quarter net profit

Bombay : Metals and mining company Vedanta Ltd on Friday announced a 26% increase in net profit in the third quarter / consolidated / at ₹4,164 crore as higher raw material prices and operational efficiencies offset increased production costs. The company had a net profit the previous year of ₹3299 …

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Analysis: Fed tightens sign to dump US stocks

The Charging Bull or Wall Street Bull is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) – U.S. stock markets, after enjoying their best three-year run in …

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The Hut predicts slower growth after earnings miss estimates

(Bloomberg) – THG Plc has warned that analysts’ full-year earnings estimates and sales forecasts will slow amid record high commodity prices and continued pandemic-related uncertainty. The beleaguered mall said its adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization margin is expected to be 7.4% to 7.7% in 2021, below the …

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Indonesia’s economy looks poised for strong growth as commodity prices soar

JAKARTA – Buoyed by the commodity boom, Indonesia’s economy appears poised for a rapid rebound in growth in 2022 as a significant drop in Covid-19 cases and deaths prompts the easing of social restrictions and the reopening of borders. The country remains the world’s largest exporter of thermal coal and …

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Third trimester could be skewed despite the festive push

MUMBAI : Economic recovery and festive sales are expected to fuel healthy corporate earnings in the December quarter, although a broad-based recovery remains elusive. Analysts said sectors such as metals, oil and gas, banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) and IT will boost earnings momentum in fiscal third quarter, while …

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Loonie’s underperformance baffles veteran currency strategist

At least one currency strategist is surprised by the stagnation of the Canadian dollar over the past year, given soaring commodity prices and the Bank of Canada’s timeline for rising interest rates. The Canadian dollar starts the year at about the same level it was trading a year earlier, hovering …

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India CAD: CAD to widen as global commodity prices high, inflation could push imports up: analysts

NEW DELHI – Data on India’s merchandise trade deficit, which remained high at $ 22 billion in December, showed an improvement in exports, but the upward trend in imports could intensify in the months ahead, leading to a widening of the current account deficit, analysts said. . “We expect high …

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India to record one of the highest growth rates, says Ashima Goyal

Prominent economist Ashima Goyal said on Sunday that India is likely to have one of the highest growth rates in the world as there are gradual moves towards normalization, even as stimulus and support for vulnerable sectors continue. . Goyal added that sticking to the consolidation path announced by the …

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LNG and coal rally to 2021 commodities as markets consider COVID-19 for next step

LNG up more than 200%, as coal prices double in 2021 Copper added a quarter in 2021, aluminum up 40% Agricultural markets, including vegoil, have grown strongly Raw materials are expected to remain firm in 2022 if COVID-19 tamed SINGAPORE, Dec.31 (Reuters) – Agricultural commodity, energy and metals prices rebounded …

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Central banks hold the keys to currency management

The Australian dollar hit a new low for the year in the fourth quarter, stopping ahead of the November 2020 low of 0.6991. It appears that the impact of commodity prices and long-term interest rates on the currency has given way to short-term interest rates and the strength of the …

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Data and technology will fuel the energy transition

World leaders are stepping up efforts for an energy transition that will rely more on renewable energy sources as we move closer to key climate commitments. Investment in the energy transition is well underway, with daily reports announcing new projects for wind, solar, hydrogen, batteries and other storage technologies, hydrogen, …

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Himanshu writes: What the real MSP means

After more than a year, the farmers’ unions finally decided to call off their protests with the repeal of the three controversial farm laws. Ultimately, no one knows why the laws were introduced and why they were withdrawn, as the government refused to discuss them in parliament. But in the …

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Battery prices fall, but commodity boom could push them back up – report

According to BNEF, the prices recorded this year are an average for several end-uses of batteries, including different types of electric vehicles, buses and stationary storage projects. “For battery electric vehicle (BEV) packs, in particular, prices were $ 118 / kWh on a volume weighted average basis in 2021. At …

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Buy Siemens for a target price of Rs. 2,550: ICICI Direct

Siemens T4FY21 Results: The infrastructure company follows the October-September fiscal year. For the period of the fourth quarter of fiscal 21, the company performed decently despite the disruptions. Consolidated revenue was Rs. 4,296.1 crore, up 21.1% year-on-year. EBITDA stood at Rs. 447.2 crore with margins of 10.4% impacted by higher …

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3 best energy stocks to buy long term

Clean energy production like solar and wind power is growing rapidly as the world seeks to verify the progress of global warming. But this transition will take decades, and demand for oil and gas is expected to increase in absolute terms by 2024, even as their share of the total …

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Reform policy

The government should depoliticize energy pricing by leaving it market determined and regulated by the BERC without political interference 20 November 2021, 22:20 Last modification: November 20, 2021, 10:22 PM Sketch by Dr Sadiq Ahmed / TBS “> Sketch by Dr Sadiq Ahmed / TBS It was heartwarming to read …

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High commodity prices start to strengthen the A&D market

After being constrained by a weak market and lack of investor interest, the energy acquisition and disposal market appears to be picking up along with commodity prices. “The market is getting sparkling now,” said Thad Toups, president of Haas Petroleum Engineering Services. Speaking at the monthly Oilfield Strong webinar presented …

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Price hikes should not hurt growth

KARACHI: The recent surge in petroleum product prices and electricity tariffs is not expected to hurt economic growth in the current fiscal year, despite the fact that the price hike will immediately raise the inflation rate by about a percentage point. “Strong inflows of workers’ remittances, growth in export earnings, …

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Equities advance as fears over debt ceiling expire

Shares rose on Thursday, with investors encouraging developments in Washington as lawmakers reached a deal that would temporarily avoid a government default by mid-month. All three major indexes extended their gains after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday morning lawmakers reached a deal to extend the government’s debt limit …

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Top 5 S&P 500 Dividend Payers

The S&P 500 Index has a stingy return of just 1.3%. But it’s a mix of companies, with stocks not offering return-offsetting stocks that have fairly attractive returns. Here are five of the top dividend paying companies in this benchmark for investing. 1. Stuck in the middle Kinder Morgan (NYSE: …

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Five things you need to know to start your day

Chinese regulators defend the country’s wide-scale crackdown. Janet Yellen seeks action to avert economic catastrophe in the United States. The global housing market is shattered. What you need to know this Monday morning. The main Chinese regulators defended their brutal market crackdown on various industries in a meeting with Wall …

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Mining stocks offer a cheap play on growth. To dig.

Their stocks, however, are trading low amid concerns over the end of the good period for industrial commodities. For investors willing to accept some risk, Big Five miners offer a rich opportunity. All five have single-digit price-to-earnings ratios, among the lowest of any major industrial group in global stock markets. …

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find the right fertilizer for growth

The FOMO factor So what is taken into account in increasing the value of rural land? And is the growth as considerable as it is led to believe? In short, yes, but there are other factors at play. There is no doubt that the growth in land values ​​has been …

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Overall decline in bankruptcy rates – 95.3 MNC

Despite the challenges of COVID-19 and inclement weather, rising commodity prices and government support ultimately reversed the trend of the year-over-year increase in Chapter 12 bankruptcies. The American Farm Bureau looked at U.S. court data from June 2020 through June 2021 and found that there were 438 Chapter 12 bankruptcy …

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Traders report July losers are worth buying

Some of last month’s biggest losers could change course in August, according to two traders. Energy and travel stocks were among the worst performers in July, weighed down by concerns about the spread of the delta variant of Covid. Las Vegas Sands, Diamondback Energy and Carnival Corp. were among the …

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Upstream M&A activity peaks in two years

The recovery in the oil and gas sector extends to what had been an extremely anemic M&A market. Data analytics firm Enverus, reporting on second-quarter activity, found activity had peaked in two years with 40 transactions totaling $ 33 billion. Seven of those deals were worth more than $ 1 …

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How to play the sugar price rally

Sugar in a Copersucar storage facility in Santos, Brazil. Sugar prices are expected to continue to recover. Patricia Monteiro / Bloomberg Text size Investors may want to sweeten their portfolios with a touch of sugar this summer, as commodity prices look set to continue to recover. A combination of existing …

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Eurozone inflation slows ahead of expected rise

Shoppers walk along a shopping street before Christmas amid the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Rome, Italy, November 30, 2020. REUTERS / Guglielmo Mangiapane FRANKFURT, June 30 (Reuters) – Eurozone inflation slowed this month, stabilizing during the summer months before an expected jump well above the European Central Bank’s …

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The price of wood continues to fall

Lumber prices continue to plunge from their pandemic peak. The Random Lengths lumber pricing service said its composite lumber index fell to $ 1,010 from $ 1,210 a week ago. The index peaked at $ 1,515 at the end of last month when sawmills were inundated with orders and could …

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Commodity prices keep pace with inflation

www.123rf.com HAVE YOU READ OUR LATEST PRINTED EDITION? It gave the world COVID-19 and now it looks like China is giving the world some inflation, and while some people may not see the connection between COVID-19 and inflation, they are both a threat. and an opportunity for investors. To understand …

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Will the Fed dare to talk about tapering?

Will the Fed dare to talk about tapering? When Federal Reserve officials meet for their final two-day monetary policy meeting on Tuesday, whether the central bank should start talking about cutting its monthly $ 120 billion bond buying program. dollars will be the order of the day. Since the US …

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Commodity companies warned to keep prices stable

Chinese authorities have urged key companies in the bulk commodity sector to curb market irregularities and keep commodity prices stable, according to the National Development and Reform Commission. The NDRC, China’s leading economic planner, as well as the Ministry of Industry, the regulator of state-owned assets, the State Administration of …

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