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  • *Fitch says prices above $60/ barrel "may not be sustained". SINGAPORE, Nov 14- Oil prices fell on Tuesday as the prospect of further rises in U.S. output undermined ongoing OPEC- led production cuts aimed at tightening the market. Brent crude futures were at $62.85 per barrel at 0747 GMT, down 31 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last close.

  • *Fitch says prices above $60/ barrel "may not be sustained". SINGAPORE, Nov 14- Oil prices fell on Tuesday as the prospect of further rises in U.S. output undermined ongoing OPEC- led production cuts aimed at tightening the market. Brent crude futures were at $62.94 per barrel at 0415 GMT, down 22 cents, or 0.35 percent, from their last close.

  • *Fitch says prices above $60/ barrel "may not be sustained". SINGAPORE, Nov 14- Oil prices fell on Tuesday as the cautious sentiment of the past week prevailed, despite ongoing OPEC- led production cuts and Middle East tensions. Brent crude futures were at $62.94 per barrel at 0324 GMT, down 22 cents, or 0.35 percent, from their last close.

  • *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.2 percent to $9.75-3/ 4 a bushel by 0205 GMT, having closed down 1.3 percent on Monday when prices hit a low of $9.73-3/ 4 a bushel- the lowest since Oct. 30. *The USDA said 93 percent of U.S. soybeans were harvested as of Sunday, behind forecasts for 95 percent. *The USDA said 83 percent of the U.S. corn crop...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 14- Chinese nickel futures led gainers in early trading on Tuesday, building on hefty overnight gains in the London market as consumers built positions as a hedge against further price rises. "That was the reason behind the big move in London overnight and we're seeing follow-through in Asia today," said a Perth- bsed commodities trader, who declined to...

  • *Canada's bond market was closed for Remembrance Day. As of Nov. 7, Canadian dollar net long positions had slipped to 50,889 contracts from 57,839 a week earlier, data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Reuters calculations showed. "NAFTA concerns are starting to become more relevant for currency investors and traders," said Scott Smith,...

  • CME CEO on shorting bitcoin: A 'two-sided market' is always more efficient

    CME chairman and CEO Terry Duffy explains why the CME decided to launch a bitcoin futures contract this quarter, pending regulatory review.

  • CEM CEO Terry Duffy says volatility is still embedded in markets

    Terry Duffy, CME chairman and CEO, discusses the current state of markets with CNBC’s Brian Sullivan.

  • LONDON, Nov 13- Gold recouped some of the previous session's hefty losses on Monday as the dollar steadied and uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform plan stoked risk aversion, pulling equities from their recent record highs. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,278.31 an ounce at 1440 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery. were up $4.20 an ounce at $1,278.40.

  • *Black Sea countries crimp U.S. wheat exports. *Soybeans also curbed by USDA harvest forecast. PARIS, Nov 13- Chicago wheat futures eased on Monday as a bounce from the end of last week petered out in the face of stiff export competition fueled by large inventories of the cereal.

  • Nov 13- U.S. stock index futures were marginally lower on Monday as uncertainty over the future of President Donald Trump's tax reform plan weighed on the sentiment. *U.S. Senate Republicans have unveiled a new tax plan that differs from the House of Representatives' version and there are few signs of a compromise. Chief Executive John Flannery is expected to...

  • *Corn ticks lower as USDA's forecast of bumper crop weighs. Nov 13- Chicago wheat futures lost ground on Monday, falling after two days of gains as abundant global supplies and a stronger dollar weighed on the market. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract gave up 0.4 percent to $4.30 a bushel by 0259 GMT, having closed up 0.6 percent on Friday.

  • MELBOURNE, Nov 13- London copper rose on Monday from one month lows hit last week, as demand remained steady and the dollar wallowed below its peaks from last week. *SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was steady at 53,500 yuan a tonne. *COPPER INVESTORS: Hedge funds and money managers reduced their net long position in COMEX copper contracts in the week to...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 13- U.S corn inched down on Monday as forecasts for record North American production kept prices near one-year lows. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.2 percent at $3.43 a bushel by 0151 GMT, having gained 0.6 percent in the previous session. *Oil markets opened the week cautiously on Monday amid ongoing tensions in...

  • *Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,274.90 per ounce at 1254 GMT. *U.S. gold futures for December delivery gained 0.1 percent to $1,275.40. *The head of the House of Representatives' tax-writing committee said on Sunday he would not accept elimination of a federal deduction for state and local taxes, opposing a proposal from Senate Republicans that would hike...

  • A Wall Street portfolio strategist who urged investors to believe the rally is now predicting the bull market's eventual demise.

  • U.S. CRUDE FUTURES SETTLE AT $56.74/BBL, DOWN 43 CENTS, 0.75 PCT.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 10- U.S. corn and soy futures firmed on Friday in a light technical bounce one day after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released larger-than-expected yield estimates for both crops. Chicago Board of Trade December corn futures settled up 2 cents at $3.43-1/ 2 a bushel, January soybeans ended up 2 cents at $9.87 a bushel and December wheat rose 2-1/ 2...

  • Technician who called the crude rally says oil will bounce higher

    Scott Redler of T3Live.com tells CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis why he's still bullish on oil.

  • *Germany's 10- year yield hits 2- wk high at 0.41 pct. LONDON, Nov 10- Euro zone bonds sold off for a second straight day on Friday with analysts and traders citing a sharp sell-off in German government bond futures, comments from ratesetters and an expected supply glut as the main drivers. "On the Bund futures, you had a very large open interest position, extremely...

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