*Iran's crude oil exports to Asia surge. LONDON, July 29- Oil prices fell to their lowest levels since April on Friday, with Brent on track for its biggest monthly loss since December 2015, pressured by slowing economic growth that threatened to increase a supply overhang of crude and refined products. Brent crude oil futures were trading at $42.20 by 1322 GMT, down... » Read More
China CSI300 stock index futures for August were flat at 3,193.6, 24.18 points below the current value of the underlying index and suggesting investors are expecting further losses. Among other moves, China is considering rules to restrict investments by small banks in the $3.5 trillion wealth management product industry, draft rules seen by Reuters...
SYDNEY, July 29- U.S. soybeans edged higher on Friday, but the oilseed was poised for its biggest one-month fall in more than two years as fears of potential yield losses amid unfavorable weather ease. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.2 percent to $9.80 a bushel after closing down 0.8 percent on Thursday. "The supply concerns of the...
SINGAPORE, July 29- Oil prices on Friday remained around April lows as slowing economic growth threatened to worsen ongoing oversupply of crude and refined products. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $42.78 at 0127 GMT, up 8 cents from their previous close. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $41.16, up 2 cents.
CBOT December corn futures eased 5-1/ 4 cents to $3.37-3/ 4 per bushel, heading for their largest daily losses since July 19. CBOT November soybeans were down 10 cents to $9.76 as of 1:02 p.m. CDT, declining after rising the past two sessions. "The export sales were a little disappointing," said Ted Seifried, analyst at brokerage the Zaner Group.
Can gold keep its luster? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders pull a page from their metals playbook to reveal a golden trade that targets the precious metal at $1,379.
Tom Kloza has a play on oil's next move as crude price head lower, and Ron Paul sees headwinds ahead for the U.S. Also CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now traders take a trade from their metals playbook that restores luster to the gold play.
Is crude now undervalued? Tom Kloza of Oil Price Information Service is looking at key levels for oil and doesn't expect prices to stay low for long. And CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now traders have a money-making play that targets oil at $44.
The Futures Now traders Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, and Brian Sutland, Equity Armor Investments, provide their play on gold's next move.
We're at the halfway mark for earnings, with more than half of the S&P 500 reporting as of this morning. Bob Pisani brings you the good news, so far.
GASOLINE FUTURES EXTEND GAINS AFTER REUTERS REPORTS PES UNEXPECTEDLY SHUT LARGEST GASOLINE MAKING UNIT ON WED.
PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 28- Chicago soybean futures turned lower during European trading on Thursday after weaker than expected weekly U.S. exports and as traders set concerns about dryness in the U.S. The most active soybean futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 0.3 percent to $9.98-1/ 4 a bushel at the end of the overnight session at 1245 GMT.
For robusta, usually blended with higher quality arabica beans or used in instant coffees, the survey was particularly dramatic as El Nino-related dryness in southeast Asia and drought in Brazil damaged crops and drained supplies, traders said. Robusta coffee futures were forecast to rise to as high as $1,900 per tonne by the end of September and $1,985 by the...
July 28- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve decided to keep borrowing costs unchanged and painted an upbeat picture of the economy. Those odds do not go significantly higher even until July next year, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool. *Wall Street ended lower on Wednesday, after the Fed was seen to be taking a more...
The company's net income rose to $320.1 million, or 95 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $265 million, or 78 cents per share, a year earlier. CME Group earned $1.14 per share, excluding items, beating the average analyst estimate of $1.11 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Total revenue rose 10.5 percent to $906.4 million.
CME's net income rose to $320.1 million, or 95 cents per share, in the three months ended June 30, from $265 million, or 78 cents per share, a year earlier.
*Spain's Repsol bucks trend and raises profits. Brent crude futures hit a high of $43.72 a barrel on Thursday but then fell to $43.47 at 0707 GMT, flat from their previous close. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $41.94, still up 2 cents from its last close but down from a high of $42.18 earlier in the day.
SINGAPORE, July 28- Oil prices recovered slightly from April lows on Thursday, but the outlook for the industry remained weak as crude producers and fuel refiners continue to pump out more than the market can consume. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $43.58 at 0454 GMT, up 11 cents from their previous close. West Texas Intermediate crude was...
SYDNEY, July 28- U.S. soybeans rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday to hit a six-day high, boosted by concerns over potential adverse weather over the next month in key U.S. growing regions. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.63 percent to $9.92-1/ 4 a bushel, near the session high of $9.97 a bushel- the highest since July 22.
SINGAPORE, July 28- Oil prices recovered slightly from April lows in early trading on Thursday, but the outlook for the industry remained weak as crude producers and fuel refiners continue to pump out more than the market can consume. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $43.61 at 0118 GMT, up 14 cents from their previous close.
NEW YORK, July 27- Oil prices tumbled 3 percent on Wednesday, with U.S. crude futures hitting three-month lows, as U.S. crude and gasoline stocks surged on weak demand during the peak summer driving season. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude stockpiles soared 1.7 million barrels last week, instead of falling 2.3 million barrels as forecast.
Chevron posted a loss for the second quarter as it reported $2.8 billion in impairments, surprising the Street.
Bitcoin experts have weighed into a debate regarding the legal status of the cryptocurrency.
The market for iron ore has been in decline since 2011, but things may be looking up for the steel-making ingredient.