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The oil industry agreed things may never get better

Feb 12 2016 15:03

The thousands of attendees are seeking reasons for optimism didn’t find them at the annual International Petroleum Week.


Gold heads for best week in 4 yrs as fear takes control

Feb 12 2016 10:34

Gold’s explosive start to 2016 has lifted prices to the highest level in a year as investors flee a bear market in global stocks and a weakening dollar.

GOLD Last updated: 12-02-2016 10:00 Return YTD 1238,3015.45(1.23%)
OIL Last updated: 12-02-2016 10:00 Return YTD 33,001.90(6.11%)
PLATINUM Last updated: 12-02-2016 10:00 Return YTD 956,506.00(0.62%)
SILVER Last updated: 12-02-2016 10:00 Return YTD 15,720.14(0.88%)

Oil prices rally after plumbing new depths

Feb 12 2016 07:42

Oil has surged more than 5%, a day after tanking towards 13-year lows and following a suggestion that OPEC could possible cut output to stabilise volatile crude markets.


Oil extends loss to trade near 12-year low

Feb 11 2016 12:23

Oil has extended losses to trade near a 12-year low as crude stockpiles at the delivery point for New York futures expanded to a record even as nationwide supplies slipped.


US oil prices dive below $27 a barrel

Feb 11 2016 07:55

US crude has tumbled below $27 a barrel in Asia as the oversaturated market struggled to cope with high inventories in the US and an increased output from OPEC.


Gold hits a wall with first slide in a month

Feb 10 2016 14:03

Gold’s rally is stumbling as demand slows during China’s Lunar New Year and analysts say prices have run up too quickly.

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