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  • SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, July 25- Oil prices held near two-month lows on Monday amid worries that a global crude and refined product glut would weigh on markets for some time to come. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $45.58 per barrel at 0657 GMT, down 11 cents from their previous close. "Sentiment looks to have turned negative," said Matt Stanley of...

  • SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, July 25- Oil prices held near two-month lows on Monday amid worries that a global crude and refined product glut would weigh on markets for some time to come. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $45.51 per barrel at 0623 GMT, down 18 cents from their previous close. "Demand support from the OECD has faded, while growth from China and...

  • SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, July 25- Oil prices held near two-month lows on Monday amid worries that a global crude and refined product glut would weigh on markets for some time to come. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $45.59 per barrel at 0424 GMT, down 10 cents from their previous close. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $44.09, also down 10 cents a...

  • MELBOURNE, July 25- London copper inched higher on Monday as the metal was supported by the prospect of a protracted period of looser global central bank policy, but expectations for more supply kept a lid on prices. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper fell by 0.9 percent to 38,120 yuan a tonne. *The world's biggest economies will work to support global growth and...

  • SYDNEY, July 25- U.S. soybeans fell for a second session to keep prices near a three-month low as updated weather forecasts called for more favorable conditions, easing concerns of potential yield losses. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade fell 0.3 percent to $9.85-3/ 4 a bushel, having closed down 2.4 percent on Friday when prices hit...

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  • Speculators in four major NYMEX and ICE markets reduced their bearish bets by 11,801 contracts to a one-month low of 91,547 in the week to July 19, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Friday. Gas futures on the NYMEX averaged $2.73 per million British thermal units during the five trading days ended July 19 versus $2.76 during the five trading...

  • Speculators in four major NYMEX and ICE markets reduced their bearish bets by 11,801 contracts to 91,547 in the week to July 19, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Friday.

  • RIG-OL-USA- BHI> Since early June when U.S. crude prices settled over $50 a barrel, drillers have added 55 oil rigs. Analysts and producers said $50 was a key level that would prompt a return to the well pad after the biggest price rout in a generation prompted a slump in the oil rig count since it peaked at 1,609 in October 2014. While U.S. crude futures have dropped back...

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  • CHICAGO, July 22- U.S. soybean and corn futures fell sharply on Friday, with soybeans plunging 4.3 percent to a three-month low, as the weather outlook for the U.S. At 9:42 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures were down 43 cents at $9.69-1/ 2 a bushel. CBOT December corn was off 5-1/ 2 cents at $3.35-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • LONDON, July 22- Crude futures remained on track for weekly losses on Friday as investors reassessed U.S. data on oil stocks and excesses in oil products in Europe and Asia. "Supply might actually increase in the near term with the further return of disrupted production and higher Middle East production, while demand growth is set to slow in emerging Asia."

  • *Futures up: Dow 31 pts, S&P 4.25 pts, Nasdaq 7.25 pts. July 22- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday, a day after the Dow industrials snapped a nine-session streak of gains and as investors assessed earnings reports from a host of industrial companies including GE. *Starbucks declined 2.4 percent to $56.22 after its sales growth fell short of expectations in...

  • LONDON, July 22- Crude futures were on track for weekly losses on Friday as investors reassessed U.S. data on oil stocks and excesses in oil products in Europe and Asia. "Supply might actually increase in the near term with the further return of disrupted production and higher Middle East production, while demand growth is set to slow in emerging Asia."

  • LONDON, July 22- Crude futures were on track for weekly losses on Friday as investors reassessed U.S. data on oil stocks and excesses in oil products in Europe and Asia. "Supply might actually increase in the near term with the further return of disrupted production and higher Middle East production, while demand growth is set to slow in emerging Asia."

  • SINGAPORE, July 22- Crude oil futures eased on Friday, extending big falls in the previous session as investors reassessed U.S. data underlining the glut in petroleum, while Iraqi crude exports are also on the rise. The inroads into global stockpiles of oil are not as great as anticipated, "said Ric Spooner, chief market analyst at Sydney's CMC Markets.

  • SINGAPORE, July 22- Crude oil futures eased on Friday, extending big falls in the previous session as investors reassessed U.S. data underlining the glut in petroleum, while Iraqi crude exports are also on the rise. The inroads into global stockpiles of oil are not as great as anticipated, "said Ric Spooner, chief market analyst at Sydney's CMC Markets.