Tag: commodities

Market Predictions 2019: Commodities Will Be Best Performing Markets In The...

Commodities, especially gold and oil, is the mainstream asset class most likely to deliver positive returns in 2019, while equities on both sides of...

Market Outlook: UK Property Performance Weighed Down After A Weak Start...

Global growth momentum is starting to stabilise, as shown by the moderation in global manufacturing surveys. This trend is to be expected following elevated...

Has Natural Gas Overreacted to Seasonal Trends?

While most of the attention has been focused on oil prices over the last few weeks amid the OPEC fanfare, one area that has...

The Steel Industry and Donald J. Trump: An Analyst’s Perspective

Political commentators have reacted with shock and horror at the appointment of Donald J. Trump. However, financial markets have been surprisingly bullish. The uncertainty...

OPEC Credibility in Terminal Decline

OPEC Credibility in Terminal Decline Outside of regularly dropping daily tape bombs to move oil prices a few extra cents higher, the era of OPEC’s...

Oil Decline Ramps Up Pressure on Norwegian Economy

Oil Decline Ramps Up Pressure on Norwegian Economy The significant bounce in oil and gas prices that transpired during the first half of 2016 was...

How Brexit Has Affected Petrol Prices

How Brexit Has Affected Petrol Prices Brexit has had a large and immediate effect on consumers in many ways, with prices fluctuating a lot during...

Rising Crude Production and Imports Signals Potential Inventory Problems Ahead

Rising Crude Production and Imports Signals Potential Inventory Problems Ahead Oil prices climbed after the latest Energy Information Administration data discussing trends in crude oil...

Gold Rally To Persist?

The rally in precious metals over the last two months following several important fundamental shifts has found itself stalled out as prices once more...

Warm Weather Drives Natural Gas Breakout

As the weather conditions heat up across the United States, natural gas prices have been the key beneficiary from the record high temperatures felt...

Crude Oil Back on the Retreat

In spite of supply disruptions and inventory drawdowns that have raised speculation that record American oil inventories are going to ease further, oil prices...

Copper Preparing For Renewed Downtrend?

After managing to claw back from earlier losses in the year, copper prices are once again on the slide as renewed inventory concerns and...

Royal Bank of Scotland Battles William Glyn Issues

When Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc agreed to sell Williams & Glyn in 2009, it hoped to do so within months. Nearly seven...

Russian Output Freeze Red Herring for Oil Market

Oil is once more on the retreat following revelations that the output freeze accord initiated by Saudi Arabia and Russia was just a ruse...

Natural Gas Depression Endures

In spite of projections of greater demand and growing popularity for energy generation, spot natural gas prices remain not far from low levels last...

Gold Gets its Groove Back

The resurgence of gold prices over the last few weeks has raised some serious eyebrows about the state of the global economy. Although a...

Oil Prices Slide on Supply Overhang, Dollar Strength

Oil prices were under renewed pressure on Monday, with US-traded crude falling below $30 a barrel on lingering concerns over a worsening supply glut...

Oil Prices Touch New 7-Year Lows, Further Downside Predicted

The rout in oil prices continued on Friday in belated response to additional buildup in US crude inventories, fueling concerns about a worsening global...