Iron ore prices bounced yesterday, on further speculation in Chinese state media that the country would launch major infrastructure projects next year in a long mooted stimulus move.
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US$60 is the key for the year end closing for Brent crude oil. Focus on that number and ignore everything else.
At the time of writing, shares of Weststar Industrial Ltd [ASX:WSI] are up by 53.85%, to two cents per share.
After rallying in six of the last seven sessions, iron ore’s recovery began to stall yesterday. This occurred after the US arrested the CFO of Huawei in Canada, signalling that the trade war could escalate…
Lynas Corporation Ltd’s [ASX:LYC] share price is just keeping afloat after yesterday’s disastrous crash, as it fell as much as 22.4% to $1.64 apiece by close yesterday. At time of writing, the current price is…
At the time of writing, shares of BHP Billiton Ltd [ASX:BHP] are down by 1.92%, to $31.22 per share.
Galileo Mining’s share price rose by 23.33% yesterday after outstanding cobalt extraction results from Norseman. But things quickly settle as investor excitement come back down to earth, to levelled out share price to $ 0.18,…
Over the last month of trading, iron ore prices have dropped 8.5%. This comes after a recent sell-off tied to a downturn in China’s economic growth.
TNG Limited’s [ASX:TNG] share price fell 1.87% today, trading at 10 cents after the company released poll results from its general meeting this morning. TNG’s shareholders took to the polls to remove Mr Rex Turkington…
Iron ore prices clawed their way back for the second consecutive session on Wednesday, following its fall on Monday’s night session.The uplift in Chinese steel futures was generated by bulk fuel buying in commodity contracts.
Traders are worried about an oversupply that could push crude prices sharply lower. That happened in 2014, mind you. How far will the oil price drop this time? Will it even turn around?
Iron ore prices are plunging as Chinese steelmakers offload inventories due to declining steel margins. China’s steel prices fell 5% yesterday, pushing the sector into a bear market.
The Australian Commodities Sector been hurt today, with iron ore prices taking a tumble and the price of oil staying on a low. At Markets and Money, our outlook for oil is not as bearish…
Oil prices have been falling for seven consecutive weeks. On Friday, US oil slid 8%, while the global benchmark for oil prices (Brent crude) was down 6.6%, down to $60 per barrel.