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  • OIL FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES, U.S., BRENT CRUDE DOWN BY $2 A BARREL AT SESSION LOWS.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Nov 29- Chicago soybean futures fell on Tuesday as the market took a breather after an export-fueled rally that took prices to their highest in over four months, with weaker crude and vegetable oil markets encouraging soybeans to consolidate. Wheat slid for a fourth straight session as ample global supplies, set to be bolstered by large...

  • *Wall Street closed lower on Monday, dragged down by financial and consumer discretionary sectors, as some investors booked profits on the heels of a record-setting week. *New York Fed President William Dudley is scheduled to speak at 8:15 a.m. ET in San Juan, Puerto Rico on economic opportunities. Fed Governor Jerome Powell will speak on the economic outlook in...

  • Nov 29- Oil futures slipped on Tuesday as Iran and Iraq remained at loggerheads with Saudi Arabia over an oil production cut before a long-anticipated meeting of OPEC ministers the following day. Analysts' belief that the group would finalize a deal, if only to save face, has been eroded in recent days after Saudi Arabia said oil markets would balance next year...

  • Spot gold was down 0.5 percent at $1,187.4 an ounce as of 1036 GMT. U.S. gold futures slid 0.5 to $1,185.9 per ounce. "Gold is struggling here with the higher dollar and better sentiment for growth," said Danske Bank analyst Jens Pederson.

  • *Shanghai lead rockets 9 pct before easing. *Shanghai copper loses nearly 4 pct. SYDNEY, Nov 29- Shanghai lead futures jumped as much as 9 percent on Tuesday, outpacing more widely traded metals contracts and adding to concerns about a speculative build-up in commodity prices.

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 29- Chicago soybean futures edged lower on Tuesday, as the market took a breather after seven sessions of gains, which were driven by strong demand for the oilseed and its products. The most-active soybean contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade was down 0.2 percent at $10.53-1/ 2 a bushel by 0316 GMT. Wheat slid 0.4 percent to $4.14-3/ 4 a bushel and corn...

  • Spot gold was down 0.36 percent at $1,189.10 an ounce U.S. gold futures were 0.2- percent lower at $1,188.50 per ounce. If the meeting leads to higher oil prices, that should have some inflationary pressure across the global economies, especially the U.S. and that could lead to lower gold prices, "said Barnabas Gan, analyst at OCBC Bank in Singapore.

  • *Shanghai lead rockets 7 pct before easing. SYDNEY, Nov 29- Shanghai lead futures jumped more than 7 percent in early trade on Tuesday, outpacing more widely traded metals contracts and adding to concerns about a speculative build-up in commodity prices. Industrial metals generally eased, with London copper falling 1 percent, giving up some gains after earlier...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 29- U.S. soybeans rose on Tuesday to hover near a four-and-a-half-month high hit in the previous session, as strong export demand pushed the oilseed towards its eighth consecutive daily gain. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.2 percent to $10.58 a bushel, having firmed nearly 1 percent on Monday when prices hit a high...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 29- Shanghai lead futures jumped more than 7 percent in early trade on Tuesday, outpacing gains in more widely traded metals contracts and adding to concerns about a speculative build-up in commodity prices. *The most-traded lead contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange gained 6.4 percent at the start of trade at 0100 GMT, but was trading up 7.4...

  • *Stocks fall on Wall Street weighed by consumer, banks. NEW YORK, Nov 28- Crude futures rose in choppy trading on Monday ahead of an OPEC meeting later in the week that could reap production cuts, while the dollar pared losses and U.S. stocks fell. "The last few days of November and the first few days of December will be chock full of risk events, so that's provided a...

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  • *Stocks fall on Wall Street weighed by consumer, banks. NEW YORK, Nov 28- Crude futures rallied in choppy trading on Monday ahead of an OPEC meeting later in the week that could reap production cuts, while the U.S. dollar recovered from earlier losses but was still slightly lower. "It looks much more like a correction than anything else- a Monday morning clearing of the...

  • *Iraq says it will cooperate to reach agreement. *But rising U.S. output could undermine OPEC cut. In post-settlement trading, oil futures pared gains after Reuters reported that OPEC experts did not agree on the details of a deal to cut output.

  • OIL FUTURES PARE GAINS AFTER SETTLEMENT AFTER REUTERS REPORTS OPEC EXPERTS DID NOT AGREE ON DETAILS OF OIL OUTPUT DEAL.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 28- U.S. soybean futures firmed slightly on Monday, on track for their seventh day of gains in a row, but the market was trading below a 4-1/ 2 month high hit during the overnight session as investors locked in profits, traders said. "It is just more profit-taking than anything else," said Mark Schultz, chief analyst at Northstar Commodity Investment Co. "It...

  • *Stocks fall on Wall Street weighed by consumer, banks. *Crude volatile ahead of OPEC meeting. NEW YORK, Nov 28- Crude futures rallied in choppy trading on Monday ahead of an OPEC meeting later in the week that could reap production cuts, while the U.S. dollar recovered from earlier losses but was still slightly lower.

  • Nov 28- Oil futures jumped on Monday after heavy falls in the previous session, reflecting volatility as OPEC officials try to salvage a deal to cut crude production ahead of a long-anticipated formal meeting of the group's ministers on Wednesday. But the chances of an agreement declined over the weekend after Saudi Arabia said oil markets would balance next...

  • *But rising U.S. output could undermine OPEC cut. Brent crude futures were $1.10 higher at $48.34 per barrel by 1410 GMT, after falling in early morning trade, clawing back losses and falling again. Market watchers expected prices to remain volatile until OPEC's Wednesday meeting offers the market a definitive answer as to whether OPEC and non- OPEC producers can...

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