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  • NEW YORK, July 25- Oil prices fell to 2-1/ 2- month lows on Monday on rising concerns that a global glut of crude and refined products would weigh on markets, delaying a long-anticipated rebalance in the market. Brent crude futures were down 89 cents at $44.80 a barrel by 11:13 a.m. EST, their lowest since May 10. U.S. crude was down 93 cents at $43.26 a barrel, after...

  • LONDON, July 25- Oil prices fell to two and a half month lows on Monday amid worries that a global glut of crude and refined products would weigh on markets for some time. Brent crude futures were trading at $44.86 a barrel at 1334 GMT, down 83 cents from their previous close, and at their lowest since May 11. U.S. crude was down 92 cents at $43.28 a barrel, its lowest since...

  • LONDON, July 25- Hedge funds have been liquidating their former record bullish position in crude futures and options putting downward pressure on oil prices in recent weeks. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their net long position in Brent and WTI futures and options by 31 million barrels to 453 million in the week ending on July 19.

  • LONDON, July 25- Oil prices fell on Monday, holding near two-month lows amid worries that a global glut of crude and refined products would weigh on markets for some time. Brent crude futures were trading at $45.34 a barrel at 1149 GMT, down 35 cents from their previous close, while U.S. crude was down 37 cents at $43.82 a barrel. Demand support from developed economies...

  • *Even with recent data pointing to the U.S. economy being on strong footing, global uncertainty sparked by Britain's vote to leave the European Union has left the Fed jittery over the impact of a hike. *Low expectations of rate hikes, robust economic data and higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings set Wall Street on a record-setting streak in the past two...

  • LONDON, July 25- Oil prices fell on Monday, holding near two-month lows amid worries that a global glut of crude and refined products would weigh on markets for some time. Brent crude futures were trading at $45.45 a barrel at 0956 GMT, down 24 cents from their previous close, while U.S. crude was down 25 cents at $43.94 a barrel. Demand support from developed economies...

  • 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.

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