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  1. 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 ... years. Brent oil rose while gold advanced 0.4 per cent and silver touched the highest level since May 14. China's stocks rose to a two-month high after the central bank expanded the number ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Gold steady on Mideast tension, hopes for US fiscal talks

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:47pm by Reuters in Singapore

    ... Reuters in Singapore Gold traded steady on Tuesday following its biggest one-day rise in two weeks, supported by hopes of a U.S. solution to its fiscal problems and Middle East tension, ... chilling the euro which had rallied to its highest in nearly two weeks on Monday and pushing the dollar index slightly higher, weighing on buying interest in dollar-priced commodities from ...

  4. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    E Fund's gold ETF dims on debut

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:55am by Reuters

    ... tonnes of gold. The muted response to "paper" gold on the mainland shows investors there prefer owning physical gold assets at a time of weakening prices. Spot gold has tumbled 26 per ... the decline in gold prices, mainland investors have faced tightening liquidity since the middle of the year. The country's first two gold ETFs raised a total of 1.6 billion yuan in their initial ...

  5. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Billionaires Soros and Bacon reduce gold holdings

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Billionaires reduce gold holdings on falling prices Billionaire investors George Soros and Louis Moore Bacon cut their stakes in exchange-traded products backed ... shares. Gold prices slipped 5.5 per cent in the fourth quarter, the most since the three months to June 2004, as signs of improving economic growth reduced the appeal of the precious metal ...

  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

    Valentine's Day brings focus on cocoa prices

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 01:24am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell Love is in the air as Valentine's Day sees millions renew their affairs with chocolate, with prices of cocoa having seesawed to 30-year highs Food of the gods ... of viruses and plagues. As supply has seesawed in recent years, so demand has soared, particularly in China. As a result, world prices are close to the highest levels for more than 30 years. Since ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  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 ... Futures Exchange trades copper, aluminium, zinc and precious metals such as gold and silver. ...




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