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  • SINGAPORE, Jan 18- Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday with a weaker dollar underpinning the market, although gains were limited by expectations that U.S. producers would boost output. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading up 16 cents at $52.64 per barrel at 0214 GMT. "A combination of a weaker U.S. dollar and supportive comments from Saudi...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 18- U.S. soybean prices slipped on Wednesday, retreating from a six-month high touched in the previous session, although losses were checked by ongoing concerns over potential crop damage in Argentina that might limit supply. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade March soybeans fell 0.2 percent to $10.66-3/ 4 a bushel, having...

  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading up 3 cents at $52.51 per barrel at 0058 GMT. Oil has drawn support from top crude exporter Saudi Arabia, which said it would adhere strictly to its commitment to cut output under the agreement between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers. Under the agreement, OPEC,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 17- U.S. shale production is set to snap a three-month decline in February, the U.S. government said on Tuesday, as energy firms boost drilling activity with crude prices hovering near 18- month highs. In the Permian Basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico, output is set to rise by 53,000 bpd to 2.180 million bpd, the data showed. U.S. crude futures were...

  • *Dryness seen continuing in Brazil's robusta region. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 17- Robusta coffee futures on ICE rose to a 4-1/ 2 year high on Tuesday, lifted by prospects for a smaller crop in Brazil due to poor weather, while New York cocoa turned higher as the British pound surged. Meteorologist MDA Information Systems forecast that despite weekend rains in parts of...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 17- U.S. soybean futures rose more than 2 percent on Tuesday, touching a six-month high on worries about excessive rains in Argentina crimping production prospects, analysts said. As of 12:17 a.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March soybeans were up 23-3/ 4 cents at $10.70 per bushel after reaching $10.75-1/ 2, the highest for a most-active contract since...

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  • *Rising U.S. production seen offsetting OPEC cuts. LONDON, Jan 17- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a falling U.S. dollar and Saudi Arabia saying it would adhere to OPEC's commitment to cut output. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were up 76 cents at $56.52 a barrel by 1451 GMT, having risen earlier by more than $1 to a session high...

  • Jan 17- Wall Street was set to open lower on Tuesday as investors sought safe-haven assets following British Prime Minister Theresa May's comments on Brexit and U.S. May said Britain would leave the European Union's single market when it exits the EU, but the final deal would be put to a parliamentary vote, helping U.S. stock futures trim some losses.

  • *Rising U.S. production seen offsetting OPEC cuts. LONDON, Jan 17- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a falling U.S. dollar and Saudi Arabia saying it would adhere to OPEC's commitment to cut output. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were up 66 cents at $56.52 a barrel by 1304 GMT.

  • Jan 17- U.S. stock index futures fell the most this year as investors sought safe-haven assets following President-elect Donald Trump's comments on the dollar and British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech. *May said her plans for Britain's exit from the European Union mean that it could no longer remain in the single market but she would seek a deal...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 17- Chicago soybean futures rose for a third consecutive session on Tuesday to touch a six-month high as heavy rains in Argentina's key growing belt raised concerns over yield losses and added to support from reduced estimates of U.S. soybean supply. Chicago futures were resuming trading after Monday's holiday closure in the United...

  • *Rising U.S. production seen offsetting OPEC cuts. LONDON, Jan 17- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a falling U.S. dollar and Saudi Arabia saying it would adhere to OPEC's commitment to cut output. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were up 77 cents at $56.63 per barrel at 1020 GMT.

  • *Rising U.S. production seen offsetting OPEC cuts. SINGAPORE, Jan 17- Oil dipped on Tuesday on lingering concerns over global fuel oversupply due to rising U.S. output and doubts that OPEC and other producers would adhere to commitments to cut output in an effort to balance markets and prop up prices. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices,...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 17- Oil markets were mixed on Tuesday, supported by growth in U.S. crude production and Saudi Arabia saying it would strictly adhere to a commitment to cut output, but held back by scepticism in financial markets that oversupply would be curbed. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading up 2 cents at $52.39 per barrel at 0540 GMT.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 17- Oil markets were mixed on Tuesday, supported by growth in U.S. crude production and Saudi Arabia saying it would strictly adhere to a commitment to cut output, but held back by skepticism in financial markets that oversupply would be curbed. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading up 2 cents at $52.39 per barrel at 0540 GMT.

  • *Excessive moisture in Argentina's crop-belt to hit yields. SINGAPORE, Jan 17- Chicago soybean futures rose for a third consecutive session on Tuesday, climbing to a seven-week top as heavy rains across Argentina's central crop belt raised concerns over yield losses. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract gained 1.2 percent to $10.58-1/ 2 a...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 17- Oil markets were mixed on Tuesday, supported by Saudi Arabia saying it would strictly adhere to a commitment to cut output, but held back by skepticism in financial markets that oversupply would be curbed. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading up 8 cents at $52.45 per barrel at 0231 GMT. Traders said markets were receiving some...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 17- Oil markets were mixed on Tuesday, supported by Saudi Arabia saying it would strictly adhere to a commitment to cut output, but held back by scepticism in financial markets that oversupply would be curbed. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading up 8 cents at $52.45 per barrel at 0231 GMT. Traders said markets were receiving some...

  • *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade climbed 1.36 percent to $10.59-1/ 2 a bushel, after earlier touching their highest since Nov. 28 at $10.62-1/ 4. *The USDA said early on Friday that private exporters reported the sale of 132,000 tonnes of soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations. *The British pound flirted with a three-month low on...

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