Archive for Category: Market Outlook Commodities

Brent Crude futures

Oil holds above $75 as storm-hit U.S. supply returns slowly

Brent Oil was trading 0.46% down at $75.34. Brent oil futures dipped on Friday but held above $75 a barrel, remaining on track for weekly gains of more than 3% thanks to the slow recovery in output after two hurricanes in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Brent Crudefutures fell...

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Oil dips, pares back only some of sharp gains made on U.S. stocks drawdown

Brent Oil was trading 0.13% down at $75.37. Oil prices slipped on Thursday, paring back only some of the large gains made the previous day on the back a larger-than-expected drawdown in crude oil stocks in the United States. Brent oil fell 12 cents, or 0.2%, to $75.34 a...

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Brent Oil

Oil prices climb after drawdown in stocks, positive demand outlook

Brent Oil was trading 0.78% up at $74.37. Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed a larger than expected drawdown in crude oil stocks in the United States, the world’s largest oil consumer, and on expectations that demand will recover as vaccine roll-outs widen. But a fall...

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Gold Prices

Gold Down, Near Two-Week Lows as Dollar Strengthens

Gold was trading 0.38% up at $1800.40. Gold was down on Thursday morning in Asia, remaining near two-week lows. A strengthening dollar Index Futures contributed to the yellow metal’s losses, while investors also await the European Central Bank (ECB)’s latest policy decision. Gold Futures were down 0.21% to $1,789.75...

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Brent Crude futures

Oil climbs on slow return of U.S. supply after Hurricane Ida

Brent Oil was trading 0.04% up at $71.72. Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, recouping some overnight losses from a stronger dollar and demand concerns, with a slow production restart in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and resumption of refining activities providing support. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures...

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Brent Oil

Market Outlook – Oil rises on demand outlook, Gulf outages

Brent Oil was trading 0.03% down at $72.24. The head of Russia’s No. 2 oil producer Lukoil said that oil prices of $65-$75 were “comfortable” for consumers and that the OPEC+ group of leading oil-producing nations was striving to maintain that price range by regulating output. In an interview...

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Brent Oil

COMMODITY – Oil rises on demand outlook, Gulf outages

Brent Oil was trading 0.60% up at $73.47. Oil prices rose on Friday as a rebound in global demand was widely expected and a slow recovery for the U.S. Gulf Coast export and refining hub from the hurricane earlier this week looked set to deplete stocks further. BRENT CRUDE...

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