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  • SAO PAULO, Sept 14- Latin American currencies held steady on Thursday after an upswing in U.S. consumer prices confirmed trader bets on quickening inflation. Also on Thursday, Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index slipped 0.02 percent, dragged down by shares of miners and steelmakers in the wake of a decline in China- listed iron ore futures.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 14- Latin American currencies held steady on Thursday an upswing in U.S. consumer prices only confirmed trader bets on quickening inflation. Also on Thursday, Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index slipped 0.2 percent, dragged down by shares of miners and steelmakers in the wake of a decline in China- listed iron ore futures.

  • An employee walks between lines of oil barrels at a Royal Dutch Shell Plc plant.

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on crude oil's rally from the commodities desk.

  • *BP sees crude oil prices staying in $50- $60 range. NEW YORK, Sept 14- Oil prices rose on Thursday, with Brent briefly touching a five-month high, a day after the International Energy Agency forecast the market would continue to tighten as fuel demand increased. Brent crude futures were up 56 cents, or 1 percent, at $55.72 a barrel by 12:16 p.m. EDT.

  • LONDON, Sept 14- Sterling jumped after the Bank of England warned it could raise interest rates for the first time in a decade in the coming months while the dollar rose after above-forecast inflation data that could allow the Federal Reserve to hike for a third time this year. Wall Street was set to open lower, index futures showed after the inflation data.

  • *Corn, soy recover from losses after higher USDA forecasts. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 14- Chicago wheat futures rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday to hold close to a four-week high, as investors covered short positions and uncertainty over southern hemisphere harvests shifted attention away from large global supplies. "The USDA has reduced its supply...

  • *A Labor Department report is likely to show core consumer price index, which excludes food and energy, inched up 0.2 percent in August, slightly more than in July. *In the prior week, claims swelled 62,000 to a two-year high due to a surge in applications after the hurricane in Texas, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming jobs market.

  • TOKYO, Sept 14- Japanese government bond prices dropped on Thursday after an auction of 20- year JGBs attracted subdued demand and as traders continued to wind back safe-haven buying until last week as global risk sentiment improves. The yield on the 10- year JGBs rose 2.0 basis point to a three-week high of 0.040 percent, rising from a 10- month low of minus 0.005...

  • *USDA trims world wheat ending stocks forecast for 2017/ 18. SINGAPORE, Sept 14- Chicago wheat futures rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday, with prices underpinned by short-covering and U.S. government forecasts of slightly lower global supplies. "The USDA has reduced its supply estimate, but there is still plenty of wheat around, we don't see this...

  • Hefty supply of both metals was outweighing expectations that a flurry of data over the next few weeks will underscore a strong second-half economic outlook for China. *SHFE LEAD: The most-traded lead contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose more than 2 percent shortly after the open to 19,905 yuan a tonne, the highest price in more than three weeks.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 14- U.S. soybeans edged higher on Thursday, although gains were checked by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's forecast for record large North American production. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.4 percent to $9.64-1/ 2 a bushel by 0114 GMT, having firmed 1.1 percent on Wednesday. *The USDA said private exporters...

  • Copper hits 3-week low

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on what's next for copper after hitting a 3-week low.

  • JPMorgan Private Bank's Anastasia Amoroso sees volatility picking up ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting.

  • Sept 13- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday as Apple fell on concerns about the price and shipping date of the new iPhone X and as North Korea showed a trademark defiance over new U.N. sanctions. *Apple's shares fell 0.56 percent in premarket trading, likely to keep the major Wall Street indexes from reaching for new highs. *North Korea also continued to keep...

  • Sept 13- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday as Apple fell on concerns about the price and shipping date of the new iPhone X and as North Korea showed a trademark defiance over new U.N. sanctions. *Apple's shares fell 0.56 percent in premarket trading, likely to keep the major Wall Street indexes from reaching for new highs. *North Korea also continued to keep...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 13- Chicago corn futures rose on Wednesday after suffering its biggest one-day decline in almost a month while soybeans gained ground following a four-session losing streak with bargain-buying supporting the market. A surprise increase in the forecast for U.S. corn and soybean yields by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is unlikely to...

  • *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 0.4 percent at $3.52-3/ 4 a bushel by 0102 GMT. *The USDA in a monthly report raised its estimate of the average U.S. 2017 corn yield to 169.9 bushels per acre from its August estimate of 169.5 bpa, above an average of analyst expectations for 168.2 bpa. *The USDA increased its soybean yield estimate to...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- Commuters and tourists are regularly warned to mind the gap between train doors and the platform at certain stations on the London Underground. WTI futures for delivery in November 2017 are trading at a discount to Brent of around $5.30 per barrel compared with $2.75 on Aug 14. WTI is trading in a contango of about 44 cents per barrel between...

  • *USDA raises U.S. corn yield estimate to 169.9 bpa. *USDA ups soy yield to 49.9 bpa, topping expectations. Soybean futures fell after the USDA surprised analysts by hiking its U.S. soybean yield estimate as well.

  • Bond market volatility will likely pick up as central banks get ready to meet, says J.P. Morgan Private Bank

    J.P. Morgan Private Bank’s Anastasia Amoroso tells investors how to position for rising volatility.

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