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Oil steadies after fund exit triggers fifth weekly decline

Jun 26 2017 14:26

Oil has steadied after a sell-off among hedge funds triggered crude’s fifth straight weekly loss amid concerns a global surplus isn’t clearing.


Oil gains as biggest monthly loss in a year considered excessive

Jun 26 2017 12:08

Oil has risen, trimming its biggest monthly decline in almost a year, on speculation that its recent sell-off may have been excessive.

Gold Last updated: 26/06/2017 04:51 Return YTD 1244,1013.16(1.05%)
Silver Last updated: 26/06/2017 04:51 Return YTD 16,580.13(0.77%)
Platinum Last updated: 26/06/2017 04:51 Return YTD 915,009.50(1.02%)
Oil Last updated: 25/06/2017 06:00 Return YTD 45,900.15(0.33%)

Oil edges higher in bear market as hedge fund optimism wanes

Jun 26 2017 07:45

Oil has extended gains above $43 a barrel after a fifth weekly decline, while hedge funds tempered their outlook for prices.


Oil in bear market heads for fifth weekly drop as supply climbs

Jun 23 2017 13:22

Oil is heading for a fifth weekly decline after sinking into a bear market amid concerns rising supply from the US to Libya would offset production cuts from Opec and its allies.


Opec has few escape routes from another bear market in oil

Jun 23 2017 10:30

Oil’s back in a bear market and investors remain unmoved by last month’s agreement to prolong supply cuts, leaving Opec and its allies with few remaining tools to boost prices.


Gold recovers as oil's slide and weaker stocks spur haven demand

Jun 22 2017 13:58

Oil’s woes are becoming good news for gold investors. The metal has recovered from a one-month low as crude’s tumble into a bear market spurred demand for a haven.

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