Copper Stock Articles

FOREX-Dollar near 3-1/2 week lows; commodity currencies stand tall

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Reuters

* Dollar index languishes near 3-1/2 week lows* Pullback in U.S. 10-year yield weighs on dollar -analyst* Commodity currencies remain firm, Aussie hits 2-month highBy Masayuki KitanoSINGAPORE, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The dollar was on the defensive on Thursday, facing headwinds from a dip in U.S. 10-year bond yields, while commodity-linked currencies were bolstered by this week's rally in metal and oil...Read More

VEGOILS-Market factors to watch December 28

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Reuters

The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets.FUNDAMENTALS* Malaysian palm oil futures were up over 1 percent on Wednesday evening, hitting their highest in more than a week on a rise in exports and tracking stronger related edible oils. POI/* U.S. wheat futures climbed more than 1 percent on Wednesday while corn was higher for the sixth s...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks climb as copper rally points to strong economy

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Reuters

* Copper near 4-year high, boding well for 2018 growth* Bonds stage a rally after selloff last week* Oil, iPhone X concerns weigh on stocks, but indexes edge up* Global growth expectations hit U.S. dollar (Updates to U.S. stock market close)By Trevor HunnicuttDec 27 (Reuters) - Global stocks edged higher on Wednesday, shrugging off faltering oil prices and reports of soft iPhone X demand, as a ral...Read More

Copper Climbs to Near Four-Year High as China Halts Top Producer

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- Copper in London surged to the highest in almost four years after China ordered its top producer to halt output to combat winter pollution, fueling a rally this year driven by optimism about demand and supply disruptions at mines. Jiangxi Copper Co. was told to cut production for at least a week before a new assessment is made on local pollution levels. Earlier in the month, the No....Read More

FOREX-Dollar index hits 3-1/2 week low, bitcoin bounce fades

nbspnbspDec 28, 2017 / Reuters

* Euro hits 3-1/2 week high vs dollar* Bitcoin struggles to rise further after last week's selloff* Commodities rally supports Canadian, Australian dollars (Updates market action, adds quote)By Richard LeongNEW YORK, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar fell to a 3-1/2 week low against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as traders bet more major central banks will begin reducing monetary stimulus i...Read More

US STOCKS-Tech, healthcare stocks prop up Wall Street

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* Oil prices fall from 2015 highs, U.S. crude at $59.53/bbl* China imports fuel copper's ascent to 3-1/2 year high* Tesla down on KeyBanc's lowered est for Model 3 deliveries* Indexes up: Dow 0.15 pct, S&P 0.16 pct, Nasdaq 0.25 pct (Changes comment, updates prices, adds details)By Sruthi ShankarDec 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged higher in late morning trading on Wednesday, helped by gains in...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks climb as copper rally offsets iPhone X worries

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* Copper near 4-year high, boding well for 2018 growth* Stocks up but iPhone X concerns weigh on tech* Strong global growth expectations weigh on dollar (Updates to U.S. market open, changes byline and dateline, previous LONDON)By Trevor HunnicuttDec 27 (Reuters) - World stocks edged higher on Wednesday as a strong rally in copper buoyed expectations for a strong year for the global economy in 201...Read More

US STOCKS-Wall St little changed; oil drop weighs on energy shares

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* Oil prices fall from 2015 highs, U.S. crude at $59.53/bbl* China imports fuel copper's ascent to 3-1/2 year high* Tesla down on KeyBanc's lowered est for Model 3 deliveries* Indexes up: Dow 0.02 pct, S&P 0.06, Nasdaq 0.07 pct (Updates to open)By Sruthi ShankarDec 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed in morning trading on Wednesday, with gains in healthcare and technology stocks hel...Read More

FOREX-Dollar index hits 3-1/2 week low, commodity-linked currencies gain

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* Euro hits 3-1/2 week high vs dollar* Commodities rally supports Canadian, Australian dollars* Bitcoin struggles to rise further after last week's selloff (Updates market action, changes dateline, previous LONDON)By Richard LeongNEW YORK, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar fell to a 3-1/2 week low against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as traders bet more major central banks would begin redu...Read More

US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open slightly higher

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* Oil prices fall from 2015 highs, U.S. crude at $59.53* China imports fuel copper's ascent to 3-1/2 year high* Tesla down on KeyBanc's lowered est for Model 3 deliveries* Futures up: Dow 2 pts, S&P 2.5 pts, Nasdaq 7.5 pts (Adds comment, details, updates prices)By Sruthi ShankarDec 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were set to open slightly higher on Wednesday, with a jump in prices of...Read More

FOREX-Dollar falls as oil price gain boosts commodity currencies

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* U.S. dollar falls as Euro strengthens* Commodities rally supports Canadian, Australian dollars* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds details on sterling's rise, updates prices)By Tommy WilkesLONDON, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of currencies and slid against the euro on Wednesday in thin holiday trading, while a rally in commodity prices help...Read More

US STOCKS-Futures edge higher in quiet holiday trading

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* Futures: Dow 4 pts, S&P 2.5 pts, Nasdaq 4.75 ptsBy Sruthi ShankarDec 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures edged higher on Wednesday, tracking global equities, which were buoyed by a surge in commodity prices.Prices of copper, a metal widely used in power and construction, leapt to three-and-a-half-year highs after latest data from China showed a jump in imports of the metal, boosting expectatio...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks rise as metals surge mitigates iPhone X woes

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* Copper hits 3-1/2 year high, boding well for 2018 growth* U.S. crude oil hits $60/bbl for first time since 2015* Reports of low iPhone X demand hits tech stocks* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVhBy Abhinav RamnarayanLONDON, Dec 27 (Reuters) - World stocks edged higher on Wednesday as a strong rally in commodities buoyed expectations for a strong year for the global economy...Read More

FOREX-Dollar edges lower as oil price gain boosts commodity currencies

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

* U.S. dollar falls as Euro strengthens* Commodities rally supports Canadian, Australian dollars* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVhBy Tommy WilkesLONDON, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The dollar eased against a basket of currencies and fell against the euro on Wednesday in thin holiday trading, while a rally in commodity prices helped push the Canadian and Australian dollars to their h...Read More

VEGOILS-Market factors to watch December 27

nbspnbspDec 27, 2017 / Reuters

The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets.FUNDAMENTALS* Malaysian palm oil futures rose 2 percent on Tuesday, a second consecutive session of gains on stronger export demand and expectations of weaker production. POI/* U.S. soybean futures 0#S: rose about 1 percent on Tuesday, notching their second straight session of gains, as investo...Read More

Gold Prices Advance to 3-Week High

nbspnbspDec 26, 2017 / Investing.com

Investing.com - Gold prices hit a three-week high on Tuesday, while the dollar showed little movement as trading volumes were expected remain subdued during the holiday season.Comex gold futures rose 0.28% to $1,282.30 a troy ounce by 4:18AM ET (9:18GMT) Tuesday, just off its intraday high of $1,283.50 which was its highest level since December 1.The dollar was little changed on Tuesday with Wall...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Catalan vote batters Spanish stocks, euro dips

nbspnbspDec 22, 2017 / Reuters

* Spain's IBEX falls 1.1 pct* Euro slips* Spanish bond yields hit over 1-mth high* STOXX down 0.1 pct* Bitcoin falls more than 14 percentBy Ritvik CarvalhoLONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Spanish stocks and the euro fell, while Spanish government bond yields hit their highest levels in over a month after Catalan separatists wanting to break away from Spain won a regional election.Separatist parties won...Read More

U.S. Stocks Bounce Back After Tax-Cut Passage: Markets Wrap

nbspnbspDec 22, 2017 / Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. equities broke a two-session losing streak the day after Congress passed a sweeping tax bill, while Treasuries stopped a week-long slide as third-quarter economic growth was revised lower. The S&P 500 Index closed higher Thursday, buoyed by energy and financial stocks. While the U.S. GDP figure was trimmed on lower contributions from consumer spending and trade, the pace of...Read More

Bonds Tumble, Equities Mixed as Tax Bill Passes: Markets Wrap

nbspnbspDec 21, 2017 / Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks fluctuated while Treasury yields climbed to a nine-month peak as the Republican tax overhaul passed its final vote before going to President Donald Trump for his signature.The S&P 500 Index was little changed Wednesday, held back in part by slumping consumer and real estate shares, while the energy and telecom sectors rose. Core European bond yields followed Treasury...Read More

COLUMN-China to remain the main game for global commodity demand: Russell

nbspnbspDec 20, 2017 / Reuters

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)* GRAPHIC: China's economy, trade: http://tmsnrt.rs/2iO9Q6aBy Clyde RussellLAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 20 (Reuters) - China strode like a colossus over major commodity markets in 2017, as the world's biggest buyer of natural resources made its presence felt on demand for coal, iron ore, crude oil and liquefied natural ga...Read More

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