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  1. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Vietnam robusta coffee beans stockpiles at three-year low

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:19am by Bloomberg

    ... years after rising prices boosted sales, signalling a shortage in global supplies. Farmers had unsold inventories equal to 5 per cent of the record harvest at the end of August from 10 per cent ... exporter by volume. "The beans are mainly with quite wealthy people, so domestic prices have to reach about 43,000 dong (HK$15.73) to 44,000 dong a kilogram for them to sell." Robusta ...

  2. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Iron ore price at almost two-year low

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 12:11pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Weak players bear brunt as iron ore price declines The spot iron ore market is sinking under the weight of new supply. The benchmark price for 62 per cent iron ore as assessed by the Steel Index has just declined below the US$89 per tonne level for the first time since September 2012. Gone is the golden age of supercharged prices, eye-watering profits ...

  3. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Banks face lawsuit for manipulating price of silver

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:27am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Banks face lawsuit for influencing the price of silver Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia were accused in a lawsuit of rigging the price of billions of dollars in silver, an allegation similar to earlier suits involving the London gold fix. The banks unlawfully manipulated the price of the metal and its derivatives, an investor claimed ...

  4. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Australia cotton output blighted by dry spell, may sink 50pc

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:10am by Bloomberg

    ... be a little nervous about the price and would be looking at the price for small grains and doing the gross margin comparisons." Cotton dropped to 62.02 US cents on ICE Futures US on August 1, ...

  5. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Iraq civil war fears send oil and gold prices up

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:13am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Wellington, Sydney and London Iraq civil war fears send oil and gold prices up Oil rose and gold climbed to near a three-week high as the escalation of violence in Iraq stoked ... of lenders eligible for cuts to their reserve requirement ratios. "Markets have reacted with movements in crude and in precious metals prices, some selling out of equities into bonds," said ...

  6. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Shanghai takes its first step on long road to becoming oil price benchmark

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Futures Exchange faces tough competition from Singapore and must win trust of foreign traders Shanghai eyes role as oil price benchmark Shanghai's ambitions to become a premier price benchmark for oil traded in Asia will take years to accomplish given the dominance of Singapore in the industry, but a crude futures contract traded ...

  7. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Palm oil imports seen falling as economy slows

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Bloomberg

    ... a price discount compared to soya bean oil, but the gap has been narrowing the last few weeks. China overbought soya beans over the last few months and it has been trying to get out of further ... of soya bean oil into supplies of cooking oil. Declining Chinese purchases may further weaken the price of palm oil futures, which has slipped 8.2 per cent this year. ...

  8. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Qingdao metals probe may help LME, Hong Kong commodities trading plan

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Enoch Yiu

    ... a legislator for the financial services sector. The Qingdao scandal has led to volatility in prices of copper and some other metals Legislator Christopher Cheung LME is wholly owned by Hong Kong ... to trade yuan-denominated copper, aluminium, zinc and thermal coal contracts in US dollars. "The Qingdao scandal has led to volatility in prices of copper and some other metals. This may help ...

  9. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Gold price continues to slide despite rising demand

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Weakening US dollar expected to send price of precious metal higher in second half of year Gold continues slide despite rising demand The price of gold ... to send the gold price to as high as US$1,900 an ounce in the second half, Cheung said. "In light of the quantitative easing policies by governments across the globe, gold and other precious ...

  10. Business - Money - COMMODITIES

    HKEx metals contracts aim to pave way for future mainland tie-ups

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:50am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of the users and there is a strong demand for these contracts," she said. The thermal coal contract is an index future that tracks the API8 Thermal Coal Index used for the price of coal delivered ...




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