Commodities Futures

  • MANILA, March 8- Gold advanced to trade near a 13- month high on Tuesday, supported by a struggling dollar and hopes the U.S. The non-interest yielding metal could test $1,300 an ounce, more than 2 percent higher than its current level, if the Fed stands pat at the March 15-16 policy meeting, said Daniel Ang, analyst at Phillip Futures in Singapore.

  • SINGAPORE, March 8- Brent crude oil prices dipped early on Tuesday, but remained over $40 a barrel after jumping to a 2016- high the previous session as more producers announced talks to support the market and as investors opened new bets on further price rises. International benchmark Brent crude futures managed to defend $40 per barrel in early trading on...

  • SINGAPORE, March 8- Brent crude oil prices remained over $40 a barrel in early trade on Tuesday, after jumping to a 2016- high the previous session as more producers announced talks to support the market and investors opened new bets on further price rises. International benchmark Brent crude futures managed to defend $40 per barrel in early trading on Tuesday,...

  • Iron ore dump truck going down a road

    The oil rally has dramatically decreased worries about an out-of-control deflationary spiral.

  • Futures Now: Copper's rally

    The Futures Now team discusses the move higher in copper, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial.

  • March 7- Oil prices rallied again on Monday, with Brent hitting this year's high of $40 a barrel, after intelligence firm Genscape reported a smaller build in stockpiles at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures, traders who saw the data said. The front-month in Brent, the global crude benchmark, was up $1.20 at $39.92 by 10:19 a.m EST.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The stock rally from the Feb. 11 low had a tenuous feel to it, but we have entered a new, higher "Goldilocks window."

  • *China imposes energy consumption cap. Front-month Brent crude futures traded as high as $39.50, the highest since early December, and were trading at $39.22 a barrel at 1433 GMT, up 50 cents from their last settlement. West Texas Intermediate futures fetched $36.42 a barrel, up 50 cents from the last close.

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, March 7- Chicago wheat rose for a fourth consecutive session on Monday to hit its highest in more than two weeks as adverse weather forecast for U.S. wheat belts encouraged short-covering by investors after a 5-1/ 2 year price low last week. The most active wheat futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade climbed 1.0 percent to $4.65-1/ 2 a bushel,...

  • LONDON, March 7- Brent crude hit a three-month high on Monday, extending gains that have lifted crude benchmarks by more than a third from this year's lows on an improving global outlook and stronger sentiment for a market recovery. Front-month Brent crude futures traded as high as $39.50, the highest since early December, and were trading at $39.30 a barrel at...

  • March 7- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday after the S&P 500 logged its first four-day winning streak since October and the Dow closed above 17,000 on Friday for the first time since early January. Asian stocks hit two-month highs after China's reassurances over the weekend about its economic health calmed investor nerves. *Investors will keep a...

  • *Market shifts attention to China's 2016 economic plans. SINGAPORE, March 7- Oil prices rose on Monday, extending a rally that has lifted crude benchmarks by more than a third from this year's lows, as tightening supply and an improving global outlook strengthened the sentiment for a market recovery. Front-month Brent crude futures were trading at $39.10 per...

  • SYDNEY, March 7- U.S. wheat rose for a fourth consecutive session to hit a 2-1/ 2- week high on Monday as forecasts for adverse weather in key U.S. producing regions and fund buying underpinned gains. The most active wheat futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade climbed 0.9 percent to $4.64-3/ 4 a bushel, near the session peak of $4.66-3/ 4 a bushel- the highest...

  • *Market turns attention to China's 2016 economic plans. SINGAPORE, March 7- Oil prices jumped on Monday, extending a rally that has lifted crude benchmarks by more than a third from this year's lows, as tightening supply and an improving global outlook strengthened the sentiment for a market recovery. Front-month Brent crude futures were trading at $39.49 per...

  • SYDNEY, March 7- U.S. wheat rose more than 1 percent on Monday to hit an 18- day high, as dry weather forecasts for key U.S. producing regions stoked concerns of potential yield losses in the world's largest exporter. *The most active wheat futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade climbed 1.1 percent to $4.66 a bushel, near the session peak of $4.66-3/ 4 a bushel- the...

  • SINGAPORE, March 7- Oil prices opened strongly on Monday after rallying in the previous session, supported by tightening supply and strengthening sentiment around a market recovery. Front-month Brent crude futures were trading at $39.20 per barrel at 0127 GMT, up almost half a dollar and over a percentage point from their last settlement.

  • SINGAPORE, March 7- Oil prices opened strongly on Monday after rallying in the previous session, as tightening supplies supported the market and sentiment around a market recovery strengthened. Front-month Brent crude futures were trading at $39.08 per barrel at 0019 GMT, up 36 cents from their last settlement. West Texas Intermediate futures were trading at...

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    Stocks are very, very, very close to a key psychological level.

  • Gold's gains continue

    The Futures Now team discusses gold's one-year high and the possibility of a dip.

  • NEW YORK, March 4- Oil prices rallied again on Friday after a one-day pause, helped by strong U.S. jobs data and technical buying after crude prices breached resistance levels on charts. Brent futures, the global benchmark for crude, were up $1.26 at $38.33 a barrel by 11:40 a.m. EST. For the rally to extend on technical ground, WTI had to settle or decisively break...

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