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  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Oil opened the last day of a choppy trading week on a cautious note over doubts that an OPEC- led production cut was having the desired effect of restoring balance to a market that has been dogged by oversupply for more than two years. Brent crude futures were at $53.03 per barrel at 0257 GMT, up 4 cents from their last close. The market is taking note:...

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Oil opened the last day of a choppy trading week on a cautious note over doubts that an OPEC- led production cut was having the desired effect of restoring balance to a market that has been dogged by oversupply for more than two years. Brent crude futures were at $53.03 per barrel at 0558 GMT, up 4 cents from their last close. The market is taking note:...

  • SYDNEY, April 21- Zinc led an across-the board rise in Shanghai base metals futures on Friday on the back of robust gains in overnight London trading and buoyant equity markets. *The most-traded zinc contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange climbed more than 3 percent to 21,915 yuan a tonne. *Three-month zinc on the London Metal Exchange was slightly weaker at...

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Chicago wheat futures were little changed on Friday after dropping to a four-month low earlier in the session, pressured by plentiful global supplies. Large export surpluses in key global suppliers are shackling Chicago wheat futures. *The U.S. Agriculture Department on Thursday said weekly export sales of soybeans fell to 225,000 tonnes,...

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Oil opened the last day of a choppy trading week on a cautious note over doubts that an OPEC- led production cut was having the desired effect of restoring balance to a market that has been dogged by oversupply for more than two years. Brent crude futures were at $53.07 per barrel at 0113 GMT, up 8 cents from their last close. The market is taking note:...

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Oil opened the last day of a choppy trading week on a cautious note over doubts that an OPEC- led production cut was having the desired effect of restoring balance to a market that has been dogged by oversupply for more than two years. Brent crude futures were at $53.07 per barrel at 0113 GMT, up 8 cents from their last close. The market is taking note:...

  • TORONTO/ OTTAWA, April 20- The Canadian dollar strengthened modestly against the greenback on Thursday, recovering from a nearly six-week low, though it was expected to remain on the ropes in the longer term as monetary policy in Canada and the United States diverge. U.S. crude oil futures ended down 17 cents at $50.27 a barrel, though Brent was up 6 cents to $52.99 a.

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  • CHICAGO, April 20- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped 3.1 percent to their lowest in nearly four months on Thursday, with investors beating back an overnight rally attempt amid plentiful global supplies. "The only thing positive has been short-covering by the funds and that kind of runs it course and runs out of gas,' said Bill Gentry, a broker at Risk...

  • AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT'S MANAGED FUTURES STRATEGY LOST 1.1 PERCENT ON TUESDAY AFTER UK PM CALLED SNAP ELECTION-INVESTOR SOURCES.

  • CHICAGO, April 20- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped 1.2 percent to their lowest in nearly four months on Thursday, with investors quickly beating back an overnight rally attempt amid a heavy global balance sheet. "The only thing positive has been short-covering by the funds and that kind of runs it course and runs out of gas,' said Bill Gentry, a broker at...

  • *However, mounting tensions between North Korea and the United States and the looming French presidential elections are keeping investors away from making risky bets. *With Wall Street near record levels and worries over President Donald Trump's ability to carry out his pro-growth promises, investors are hoping first-quarter earnings will be strong...

  • *However, mounting tensions between North Korea and the United States and the looming French presidential elections are keeping investors away from making risky bets. *With Wall Street near record levels and worries over President Donald Trump's ability to carry out his pro-growth promises, investors are hoping first-quarter earnings will be strong...

  • SINGAPORE, April 20- Oil prices regained some ground on Thursday after steep losses the previous day, with a slight drop in U.S. crude inventories stoking hopes that a global supply overhang might slowly retreat. Brent crude futures were at $53.08 per barrel at 0430 GMT, up 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up...

  • MELBOURNE, April 20- London copper rose on Thursday but was mired near its lowest for the year after China's refined production surged in March, underlining ample stocks in the world's biggest metals consumer. *SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper slipped by 0.4 percent to 45460 yuan a tonne. *CHINA OUTPUT: China's refined copper output rose 8.5 percent...

  • SINGAPORE, April 20- Oil prices regained some ground on Thursday after steep losses the previous day, with a slight drop in U.S. crude inventories stoking hopes that a push to rein in global oversupply could be gathering at least some momentum. Brent crude futures were at $53.31 per barrel at 0108 GMT, up 38 cents, or 0.72 percent, from their last close.

  • CHICAGO, April 19- U.S. soybean futures firmed on Wednesday, posting a mild recovery from two days of losses after holding technical support above the one-year lows hit last week. "You cannot go down everyday," said Jim Gerlach, president of Indiana- based A/C Trading. Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures settled up 4-1/ 4 cents at $9.50-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- Oil prices dropped more than 3 percent on Wednesday following a surprise increase in gasoline inventories, and declines in energy shares weighed on U.S. stocks. Brent crude futures were down 3.6 percent at $52.89, while U.S. crude futures fell 3.8 percent to settle at $50.44. "Crude broke $52 on WTI, that is the strongest correlation we have right...

  • U.S. crude futures settled down $1.97 to $50.44 a barrel, a 3.8 percent drop, the worst-one day decline since March 8, as investors bailed out of long positions in response to the bearish inventory figures. The surprise build in gasoline, along with an increase in U.S. production and imports from OPEC nations, pressured prices. U.S. stockpiles and production have...

  • CRUDE FUTURES FALL 4 PCT TO SESSION LOW OF $50.28 A BARREL, ON TRACK FOR THE BIGGEST DAILY PERCENTAGE DECLINE SINCE EARLY MARCH.

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