LONDON, Aug 28- Front-month Brent crude futures surged more than 10 percent higher yesterday, one of the largest daily percentage movements on record, as traders raced to cover short positions. U.S. crude futures rose almost as much, with the October contract ending the day up by more than 9 percent. Since mid-June, hedge funds have accumulated one of the biggest...» Read More
SEOUL, Aug 28- Crude oil futures rose on Friday in Asian trading, adding to their biggest one-day rally in over six years the day before led by recovering equity markets and news of diminished crude supplies. Front-month October Brent crude was up 44 cents, or nearly 1 percent, at $48 per barrel as of 0140 GMT, after trading sideways earlier. U.S. crude was 80 cents, or...
SEOUL, Aug 28- Crude oil futures were largely steady on Friday after posting their biggest one-day rally in over six years the day before led by recovering equity markets and news of diminished crude supplies. Front-month October Brent crude had dipped 20 cents to $47.36 per barrel as of 0046 GMT. U.S. crude edged down 3 cents to $42.53 per barrel, after ending up...
SEOUL, Aug 28- U.S. crude futures held around $42.50 a barrel on Friday after oil posted its biggest one-day rally in over six years in the previous session, led by recovering equity markets and news of diminished crude supplies. *U.S. crude lost 5 cents at $42.51 per barrel as of 0002 GMT after it settled up $3.96, or 10.3 percent, at $42.56 per barrel, its biggest one-day...
The Dow went up 2 percent in the last 45 minutes Thursday. THAT is ridiculous.
*Corn firm on U.S. export data, broad commodities strength. *Wheat lower on dollar strength, fresh Black Sea sales. CHICAGO, Aug 27- Benchmark U.S. soybean futures rose 1.5 percent on Thursday as equity markets stabilized in China, the world's top soy buyer, and on outlooks for dry weather as the U.S.
*Wheat lower on dollar strength, fresh Black Sea sales. CHICAGO, Aug 27- U.S. soybean futures rose 1.5 percent on Thursday as equity markets stabilized in China, the world's top soy buyer, and on concerns about dry weather as the U.S. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 1:10 p.m. CDT, the benchmark November soybean contract was up 13 cents at $8.78 a bushel.
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LONDON, Aug 27- Gold eased on Thursday after its biggest one-day drop in five weeks as upbeat U.S. growth and jobs data drove stocks and the dollar higher, though uncertainty over the timing of a U.S. rate rise held losses in check. Spot gold was down 0.5 percent at $1,119.35 an ounce at 1345 GMT, and U.S. gold futures for December delivery were down $5.30 an ounce at...
*Soybean market sensitive to China as top importer. *Wheat curbed by supply, expected Black Sea sale to Egypt. PARIS/ SYDNEY, Aug 27- U.S. soybean futures rose more than 1 percent on Thursday, tracking a broad rally in commodities and equities as investors were reassured by policymakers following the market plunge on fears of a sharp downturn in China.
Aug 27- U.S. stock index futures rose sharply on Thursday, a day after Wall Street posted its biggest one-day gain in four years. *Stocks soared on Wednesday after New York Fed President William Dudley said the case for a September rate hike seemed "less compelling" than before. *Dudley's dovish comments came a day before many of the world's top central bankers gather...
*Copper finds strength in China turnaround. SYDNEY, Aug 27- London copper futures strengthened on Thursday after a sharp rebound in Chinese equity markets helped calm investors hit by worries over China's faltering economy. China's major stock indexes rose on Thursday following on from a strong rebound on Wall Street.
SYDNEY, Aug 27- London copper futures strengthened on Thursday after a sharp rebound on Wall Street helped calm investors hit by worries over China's faltering economy. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was 1 percent higher at $4,994 tonne by 0138 GMT, moving further away from a six-year low of $4,855 plumbed on Monday. *The most-traded October...
SHANGHAI, Aug 27- China's major stock indexes rose on Thursday as a strong rebound on Wall Street helped calm global markets after days of wild volatility. China CSI300 stock index futures for September rose 4.1 percent, to 2,938.6, 154.21 points below the current value of the underlying index. The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was up 3.2 percent, to 21,758.62 points.
SYDNEY, Aug 27- U.S. soybean prices rose 1 percent on Thursday as strong gains in U.S. equities buoyed markets broadly, but persistent worries about China's economy capped gains. Soybean futures dropped to their lowest in over six years on Monday on worries about import demand as China's economy falters, but rose in bargain-buying on Tuesday after China cut...
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