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Oil market, prices to return to balance by 2017: IEA chief
22 Apr 2016
INTERNATIONAL Energy Agency (IEA) chief Fatih Birol said on Thursday that he expects the oil market to come back into balance from...
Analysts expect commodity collapse to continue
19 Jan 2016
THE commodity meltdown that pushed oil to a 12-year low and copper to the cheapest since 2009 is not over yet. At least, that is how hedge...
Oil glut grows and takes a toll globally
18 Jan 2016
THE world is awash in crude oil, with enough extra produced last year to fuel all of Britain or Thailand. And the price of oil won’t...
Shale explorers pump oil on the cheap from slumbering US wells
11 Jan 2016
US shale explorers will be able to bring new supply to market this year even with most of the rig fleet idled and drilling budgets cut to...
China’s retreat from buying binge has caused commodities glut
11 Jan 2016
The geopolitical and financial consequences of this shift have shaken investor confidence
All eyes on Kenya: The next big oil exporter
25 Sep 2014
Not even the specter of a spillover of Islamic extremism from Somalia can dampen the atmosphere in Kenya, where commercial oil production...
Growing M'sian stockpile set to hit palm oil prices
16 Sep 2014
[KUALA LUMPUR] The rise in Malaysia's palm oil stockpile in the second half of this year is becoming a major concern among plantation...
Crude down sharply as IEA pares oil demand forecasts
12 Sep 2014
[LONDON] Brent crude declined to its lowest intraday level in more than two years, and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) to a 16-month low, as...
China oil firms to up capex as graft probe winds down
04 Sep 2014
[HONG KONG] Flagship Chinese oil producers are preparing to ramp up capital spending plans, offering a lift for oil services firms that...
Global pressure on US to loosen oil exports ban
03 Sep 2014
[WASHINGTON] Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and...
Palm oil slump set to deepen: UBS analyst
22 Aug 2014
[KUALA LUMPUR] Palm oil's rout is set to deepen with prices extending declines to less than RM2,000 (S$788) a metric tonne on ample global...
5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil
30 Jul 2014
The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is drawing...
Gold prices down on solid US jobs data
29 Jul 2014
[SINGAPORE] Gold fell after the first back-to-back weekly declines since May as investors weighed the situation in Russia and Gaza with...
Fundamentals are driving commodity markets
28 Jul 2014
COMMODITIES performance in Q2 and in the beginning of Q3 has been a mixed bag. We have the grains and oilseeds plunging into a bear...
GMG Global's Q2 hit by lower rubber prices
26 Jul 2014
NATURAL rubber producer GMG Global slipped into the red in the second quarter, as weakness in the rubber price hit both its revenue and...
Higher palm prices boost IndoAgri's Q2 profit
26 Jul 2014
HIGHER prices for palm products gave a boost to Indofood Agri in the second quarter, as its net profit more than tripled.
Evolution of structured products and derivatives
23 Jul 2014
STRUCTURED products and the use of derivatives took off in the wealth management industry from the beginning of 2000.
Looking for the Next Oil Boom? Follow the Tech
16 Jul 2014
Much larger than Eagle Ford and once thought to have reached peak production, new technology has brought us full circle back to the...
US shale boom to drive demand for gas carriers
02 Jul 2014
[ATHENS] Increased US exports of liquefied petroleum gas amid higher shale oil production will boost demand for ships that carry gases...
Singapore push to become metals hub bears fruit
09 Jun 2014
[SINGAPORE] Some 150 people gathered at the Fullerton Bay Hotel rooftop for drinks on a Wednesday night recently to meet fellow members of...
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