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Overall the momentum of the market remains bullish and is likely to continue moving higher. Once it breaks above the $1360 level then it is likely to move towards the $1400 level. Pullbacks offer a great opportunity to enter this market as the market has enough strong support point underneath.
Should this occur we will look for this market to retest 0.7903; and if momentum is very strong we cannot rule out a move back up to 0.7988 and 0.8033. If we cannot close above 0.7729, we will be watching how this market reacts to 0.7662. A break below this level may see a quick move into 0.7620; and if ...

Spot VIX picked up as stocks slipped throughout the Friday session - commodities and rates are on the rise. The term structure is flat and pretty unresponsive of late relative to the swinging about of spot VIX. I believe a retest of the low end of the recent range (and a move back into contango) is a pretty ...
In fact, the geopolitical turbulence and market volatility putting downward pressure on the stock market is working out just fine for the commodities ... While he said a wider rally will depend on how agricultural commodities perform, a look at a broad index "suggests commodity markets are on the verge of ...
A strong global growth outlook lifted both industrial commodities and the stock market over the last year or so, but the close relationship between these two asset classes is breaking down. That's illustrated in the chart below from Capital Economics, comparing the S&P GSCI commodity index with the S&P ...
Recent trading patterns in markets reveal a bull market is underway in commodities and a bear market trend in the dollar. Each asset class compliments the other, and the direction of the U.S. currency has been at least partially responsible for the path of least resistance for many raw materials over recent ...

Commodities Surge as Energy Stocks Lead Market Higher ... The CRB Commodity Index, a key measure of commodity prices, reached its highest level in more than two years Wednesday, up more than 1% to 201.88 at ... The iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (GSG) gained 1.58% to $17.34.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) defined digital currencies as commodities last year in 2017. ... to opportunities in the second quarter of 2018 which began on April Fool's Day, these products offer nimble market participants the chance to trade in markets that have wide price variance.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, cardamom for delivery in April declined by Rs 5.90, or 0.56 per cent to Rs 1,042 per kg in business turnover of 6 lots. Traders ... Mentha oil prices climbed 3.19 per cent to Rs 1,251.50 per kg in futures market today as speculators raised their bets amid strong demand from ...
Silver prices have been trading in a drab manner for much of the last few weeks as the commodity market seems to have been caught in a web of slow ... to stay above the breakout region as the explosive move in the market seems to be the only important action of note in the commodity markets of late.
The best performing commodity in the base metals sector in Q1 was nickel, which rose by 7.97%. ... Volatility in the stock market caused a risk-off environment in many markets. ... Meanwhile, the industrial metals sector of the commodities market is ground zero when it comes to tariffs and trade disputes.
Soft commodities can be one of the most volatile sectors of the raw materials market. It is not unusual for these products to double, ..... commodities markets, including U.S. futures. I also make timely recommendations for risk positions in ETF and ETN markets and commodity equities and related options.
The same thing happened in early February and the markets bounced back. Tech stocks have powered the rally since the Trump election. But now we have a tech wreck with Facebook leading the way lower. If there is to be a recovery here, the market will need to embrace the tech stocks again. On the ...
Most market watchers had been expecting a small decline in corn acreage and a moderate increase in soybean acreage, so this report caught many people off guard. In response to the significantly lower projected production, soybeans exploded and dragged the rest of the grain markets higher. The value ...
Gainers had a slight edge over decliners in the commodities market during the first quarter of 2018, buoyed by growth in global economies and weakness in the U.S. dollar. The surge in demand “has put an end to the great commodity bear market that began in 2011,” says Sal Gilbertie, president and chief ...
It's not quite time to run up the red flags, but some recent developments in commodity markets suggest it may be time to start looking for them in the locker. The are two main factors that appear to be emerging that may threaten an end to the current quite rosy picture surrounding demand for commodities ...
For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here's a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. From price movements to policy decisions, our MetalMiner editors scour the landscape for ...

Called the “Off-Center Your Summer Pack,” the new SKU, which will retail for as much as $22 in some markets, will feature four varieties of beer – 60 ... According to market research firm IRI Worldwide, cases of Dogfish Head beer have sold for $52.01 compared to $37.13 for the average craft beer over the ...
While the CME remains the world's leading commodities trading market, accounting for around 34 per cent of the 25 billion commodities futures and options ... is number two, it should be no surprise that China has emerged to become one of the world's largest and most active futures trading markets.
Unit: Million dong per tonne Item March 26-30 March 19-23 Location Robusta beans 35,4-37.1 36.4-37.2 Central Highlands Black pepper 53.0-55.0 52.0-55.0 Southern region Refined sugar 15.0-16.0 15.0-16.0 Southern region Summer-autumn paddy 6.0-6.8 6.0-6.8 Mekong Delta SJC gold 3.680-3.712 ...
Sure, sellers were in the ascendancy in a few markets for the final session of the month, and the quarter, with cocoa futures for May, for instance, ending ... and 200-day moving averages, helped by some respectable US weekly export sales data too, which came in around the centre of market expectations.
CommodityHQ.com provides weekly information about any material impact of a major economic, corporate and/or geopolitical event on the global commodities market. The report also analyzes the weekly change in prices of the major commodity futures and commodity focused ETFs as a result of market ...
The somewhat negative mood in agricultural commodities alive in early deals dug in later in the session, with the help of a reviving dollar, sending the ... the larger market mover than the acreage assumptions considering those can and will change before planters roll,” said Tregg Cronin at Halo Commodity ...
At the National Commodity and Derivative Exchange, mustard seed delivery for April went up by Rs 25, or 0.63 per cent to Rs 4,000 per quintal with an open interest of ... Refined soya oil prices were up by 0.45 per cent to Rs 787.80 per 10 kg in futures market today as speculators created fresh positions.
I continue to believe that some of the best opportunities in the commodities market these days are in the agricultural sector. Each year is a new adventure in these markets as it is the weather that determines the path of least resistance for prices. Therefore, the supply side of the fundamental equation in ...
Glencore, Trafigura, and Freepoint Commodities were among the first to buy the new contract, Reuters reports. Within minutes ... These doubts center on the fact that China is not a market economy, and the government is quick to interfere in the workings of the local commodity markets on any suspicion of a bubble coming.
Well, James, we didn't see any abatement in the volatility in the stock market this month. In fact, Fed chairman Jerome Powell last week coming out, maybe spooking investors, talking about asset prices and maybe even financial markets being overvalued here… a little ghost of 2007. What do you think is ...
(RTTNews) - The Canadian stock market is down in early trade Wednesday, adding to the losses from the previous session. Gold and energy stocks are struggling in early trade as commodity prices have weakened. Markets in Europe are turning in a mixed performance Wednesday. After a weak start, the ...
Benson Quinn Commodities noted that on Monday, the soybean “market failed late in the session settling at lows of the day but this seems more related to funds positioning then demand”. Investors expect the stocks report to show March 1 US soybean inventories at 2.03bn bushels, up 291m bushels year ...
In fact, compared to March 2017, these three factors are all bullish for the commodity markets. Let's look at them one by one. Crude oil. Last March, the crude oil market was at about $50 per barrel and going down. The ultimate low was $42 in June 2017. Now, crude oil is over $60 per barrel and is trending ...
The agricultural market in Argentina makes up around 25% of exports and accounts for 7% of all employment. The main agricultural commodities in the country are grains and oilseeds, with peanuts being a large export market too. Let's see what effects the drought has had on commodities.
Tim Seymour, managing partner of Seymour Asset Management, notes that because the contract covers a product handled in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, this will be the first time non-Chinese can trade in Chinese commodity markets. The trade zone, launched in 2013, is open to foreigners and lets ...
To be fair, commodity-centric companies were already doing their bit to lower costs and strengthen their financial standing even as they awaited a recovery in end markets. And that was a major factor that reignited investor interest in 2017. Nucor's aggressive deleveraging efforts and opportunistic ...
Markets were wild this week and volatility is the name of the game in all asset classes. Stocks plunged, and the dollar moved towards the lows. The Fed hiked rates by 25 basis points on Wednesday, but the market had expected the move. The Fed remains on course for a total of three rate hikes in 2018, but ...
Dharmesh Bhatia of Emirates NBD discusses with Surabhi Upadhyay the current trend in commodities markets. Trump has created some jitters in the international market. Globally if you see, all the equity markets have tanked especially Chinese FTSE, Nikkei, Hang Seng, everything has corrected very ...
“Technological advances are changing the ways in which water is managed and used, giving rise to a range of investment opportunities,” said Hubert Aarts, Impax Asset Management Ltd, Portfolio Manager, Pax Global Environmental Markets Fund PGINX, -1.59% Almost 6 billion gallons of treated water are ...
The optimism about synchronized accelerating global growth has underpinned the advance in equity markets for much of the past several months, but recent ... He references one commodity gauge that in the past had been viewed as one of the most reliable near-term guides of economic global expansion: ...
Commodity trading gets a bad rap due to the risk involved in the futures and options markets. But the reality is, the risk can be as aggressive or conservative as the trader's imagination allows. More importantly, it is the trader himself who is in control of leverage and risk; not the market. There are several ...
Currencies of steel-producing and commodity-linked economies sold off against the U.S. dollar after President Trump said he'll announce tariffs on metals imports next week, causing fears across ... Market participants expect the relevant countries to challenge Trump's tariffs at the World Trade Organization.
Grains: Agricultural commodities are off to a strong start this year, rice futures are in backwardation, and June has historically been the most positive month for oat futures. Metals: Platinum is outperforming palladium year to date, contango has increased in gold and silver, and March has historically been a ...
He cited how in previous cycles commodity prices surged higher by 100 percent, 200 percent and even 400 percent during this stage. "Most investors are underweighted or completely not invested in commodities because they've been so quiet, so sleepy," he said. "Commodities is my choice investment for ...
Commodity prices have been on a steady upswing since early 2016, rising over 40% through January 31, 2018.1 Many investors, assuming a tight link between commodity prices and emerging market local currency returns, fairly view broad emerging markets exposure as a way to play the recovery in ...
Commodity markets will outperform other asset classes once spooked markets regain their balance, according to a note from Goldman Sachs Group Inc., ... which suggested that emerging market-traded commodities shrugged off the selloff in developed markets because their fundamental situation hasn't ...
Recently, I celebrated 20 years with MarketWatch—a long ride, to say the least—in a fast-paced and volatile commodities market that has seen gold prices jump by more ... and I was hired as a newswire operator to help distribute financial news and commodity reports to customers for a third-party client.
Most of the major asset classes scored gains last week, with broadly defined commodities leading the way, based on a set of exchange-traded products. ... either diplomatically, or on the ground, following the intervention by the US, France and the UK," the global head of commodity market strategy at BNP ...
That said, there are some other themes causing market currents, such as the end-of-quarter fund position-squaring trend which appeared at work in the ... Benson Quinn Commodities, for instance, said that “the technical structure in corn or soybeans hasn't exactly failed, but these markets are working on it”, ...
They offer investors a convenient way to gain exposure to the commodities market and reduced volatility (thanks to diversification) in one package. Some investors hedge against inflation with commodity funds. DBC caps its portfolio exposure to energy at 60% and invests around 20% each in agricultural ...
Betting on any commodity has risks, particularly volatility. Nowhere in market is the supply-vs.-demand rule more pronounced than in this asset class. Fortunes are made and lost, and long-standing industries rise and fall. Due to bone-crushing drops in the price of gold, silver, oil and other commodities in ...
For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here's a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. From price movements to policy decisions, our MetalMiner editors scour the landscape for ...
Evening markets: Calendar and dollar revival provoke ag market reversal ... As US agricultural commodity investors prepared for a long weekend, they took some of their profits with them. ... “Demand has proven robust of late, so the global cocoa market is likely to show a significantly lower supply surplus.”.


 

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