Tag: Commodities News (3rd Party)

Japan shares hit 10-week peak, S&P 500 tests 3,000

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares forged ahead on Tuesday while U.S. stock futures challenged a major chart barrier as investors looked past Sino-U.S. trade tensions...

Hong Kong shares ease on China-U.S. rift, dollar firms

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares extended losses and a gauge of Asian stocks was largely subdued on Monday, after China’s move to impose a...

Hong Kong tensions rattle world stock markets, oil tumbles

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices tumbled and global equity markets fell on Friday as China’s move to impose a new security law on Hong...

Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks took a hit and the Chinese yuan weakened on Friday as Beijing moved to impose a new security law on...

Global stocks skid as Hong Kong returns as Sino-U.S. flashpoint

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global shares tumbled on Friday as Hong Kong’s political unrest returned as a flashpoint in fast-deteriorating U.S.-China relations, following Beijing’s moves to...

Shares lose footing, oil marches on

LONDON (Reuters) – Equity markets slipped on Thursday on concerns about the long-term impact of the new coronavirus and simmering U.S.-China tensions, though those worries...

Oil prices climb as U.S. stock drawdown eases supply glut fears

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices advanced on Thursday as a drawdown of U.S. crude inventories and output cuts by major producers helped ease concerns about...

Asia shares set for early gains as focus swings to recovery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Asian shares were poised to open higher on Thursday after global equities and crude prices rallied overnight on hopes of a rapid...

Oil gains, stocks rally on renewed recovery hopes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Crude prices rose and a gauge of global equities broke out of a three-week trading range on Wednesday as investors bet...

Oil prices climb more than $1 ahead of WTI June contract expiry

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped by more than $1 a barrel on Monday to their highest in more than a month, supported by ongoing...

A month after negative oil prices, U.S. crude contract expiry looms

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A month after sellers had to pay nearly $40 a barrel to get rid of U.S. oil futures, the next watershed...

China asks United States to stop ‘unreasonable suppression’ of Huawei

FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo BEIJING/HONG...

U.S. stock market falls on plunging retail sales; oil up

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks sank on Friday after data showed a worse-than-expected drop in retail sales and as investors worried about increased Sino-U.S....

India’s farmers gather record wheat crop, but cannot move it

GHARAUNDA, India (Reuters) – Late last month, Sukrampal had to beg and borrow farmhands from nearby villages to gather his part of the country’s largest-ever...

As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation’s food supply even as workers got sick...

Oil prices drop amid supply glut, fears of 2nd coronavirus wave

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices slid nearly $1 a barrel on Monday as concern over a persistent glut and economic gloom caused by the coronavirus...

U.S. stock futures, Chinese shares slip amid Sino-U.S. tensions, oil falters

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Shares struggled and the yen gained on Wednesday, with markets in China faltering on their return from a long holiday as investors...

‘Like watching a train wreck’: The coronavirus effect on North Dakota shale oilfields

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil executive Bill Kent was with fellow managers in the Colorado board room of Resource Energy headquarters on April 20 when...

Dollar firm but stocks, oil under pressure as U.S.-China tensions rise

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar rose, oil fell and stock markets were poised to slip on Monday as rising U.S.-China tensions over the coronavirus –...

World stocks fall as Trump’s China tariff threat dampens risk appetite

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A sharp fall on Wall Street dragged a global stocks index down on Friday on concerns that the world’s two largest...

Trump threatens new tariffs on China in retaliation for coronavirus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his hard-fought trade deal with China was now of secondary importance to the coronavirus pandemic...

Trump threatens new tariffs on China as U.S. mulls retaliatory action over virus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his hard-fought trade deal with China was now of secondary importance to the coronavirus pandemic...

Oil prices surge on last day of roller-coaster month

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped on Thursday, after several producers said they would cut output and as signs the U.S. crude glut was...

Oil prices fall on brimming storage, bleak recovery prospects

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices plunged for a second day in a row on Tuesday on concerns about dwindling global capacity to store more crude...

Asian shares fall on fresh rout in crude prices

TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian shares and U.S. stock futures dipped into the red on Tuesday, erasing earlier gains as a renewed decline in oil...