Commodity – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:05:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/24/commodity-39-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/24/commodity-39-18/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:16:11 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20678 World oil prices up, OPEC meeting in focus Oil prices were up slightly in heavy, seesaw trading on Friday, giving back most earlier gains after news that major producers would consider additional supply a day after US President Donald Trump again blasted the cartel. Investors grappled with whether the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/commodity-38-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/commodity-38-18/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:16:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20453 Oil prices mixed on China tariff talk concerns Oil prices pulled back on Friday on concerns additional U.S. tariffs would be placed on Chinese imports, after an earlier rally triggered by worries that more sanctions on Iran might constrict supply. Crude futures ended the week up more than 1.6 percent. Traders said an early rally …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/commodity-37-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/commodity-37-18/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 19:16:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20186 World oil prices steady Oil prices were steady on Friday, with US crude slipping on weak global equity markets while Brent inched up on geopolitical factors, including violent protests in Iraq. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 settled down 2 cents at $67.75 per barrel. Brent crude futures LCOc1 settled up 33 cents …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/commodity-36-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/commodity-36-18/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 19:16:55 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19792 World oil prices slip Oil prices slipped on Friday, pressured by renewed concerns that a global trade war could dent energy demand, although impending US sanctions on Iran and falling Venezuelan output limited the decline. Benchmark Brent crude oil LCOc1 fell 35 cents to settle at $77.42 a barrel. US crude CLc1 slipped 45 cents …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/20/commodity-34-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/20/commodity-34-18/#respond Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:16:59 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19256 Crude oil prices move higher Crude prices rose on Friday, but declined on the week on worries that oversupply would weigh on the US market while trade disputes and slowing global economic growth would dampen demand for oil. US crude declined for the seventh consecutive week, and global benchmark Brent was dropped for a third …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/13/commodity-33-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/13/commodity-33-18/#respond Sun, 12 Aug 2018 19:16:05 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18937 Crude oil rises on Iran sanctions Crude oil prices rose more than 1.0 percent on Friday as US sanctions against Iran looked set to tighten supply, but futures contracts posted a weekly decline as investors worried that global trade disputes could slow economic growth and hurt demand for energy. Benchmark Brent crude oil LCOc1 settled …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/06/commodity-32-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/06/commodity-32-18/#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 19:16:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18732 World oil prices pull back Crude futures pulled back on Friday, giving up gains from the previous session as trade concerns weighed on the market and fueled concerns about demand. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 settled down 47 cents at $68.49 a barrel. Brent crude futures LCOc1 settled at $73.21 per barrel, …

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Rising prices of food and non food items http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/30/rising-prices-of-food-and-non-food-items/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/30/rising-prices-of-food-and-non-food-items/#respond Sun, 29 Jul 2018 19:47:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18574 The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) recorded in the report published in June 2018 that the prices of top few commodities, which increased from previous month are; tomatoes (41.66%), potatoes (6.78%), onion (6.18%), fresh fruits (5.47%), spices (1.41%), meat (1.04%), wheat flour (1.00%), wheat (0.85%), vegetables ghee (0.74%), dry fruits (0.70%), tea (0.68%), sugar (0.62%), …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/30/commodity-31-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/30/commodity-31-18/#respond Sun, 29 Jul 2018 19:16:08 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18521 World oil prices slip Oil prices fell on Friday, weighed down by a drop in the US equities market, but Brent still marked a weekly increase, supported by easing trade tensions and a temporary shutdown by Saudi Arabia of a key crude oil shipping lane. Brent crude futures fell 25 cents to settle at $74.29 …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/23/commodity-30-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/23/commodity-30-18/#respond Sun, 22 Jul 2018 19:16:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18287 Global benchmark Brent crude dips Global benchmark Brent crude dipped on Thursday as concerns about mounting supply returned after a brief rally earlier in the session on comments that Saudi Arabia’s exports would fall in August. Crude prices fell from session highs reached after Saudi Arabia’s OPEC Governor Adeeb Al-Aama statement that the kingdom expects …

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