Commodity – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:02:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/world-commodities-25-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/world-commodities-25-19/#respond Sun, 23 Jun 2019 19:16:22 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29732 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING World oil futures up 1pc, US oil soars 10pc in week Oil futures rose 1% on Friday, with US crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5%, on fears the United States could attack Iran and disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/world-commodities-24-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/world-commodities-24-19/#respond Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:16:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29459 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING World oil prices rise but on track for weekly loss Oil rose about 1% on Friday after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week raised concerns about potential supply disruptions, but prices remained on track for a weekly loss on fears that trade disputes will dent global …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/world-commodities-22-23-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/world-commodities-22-23-19/#respond Sun, 02 Jun 2019 19:16:40 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29229 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING World oil slumps over 3pc, posts six-month fall Oil slumped over 3% on Friday and posted its biggest monthly drop in six months, after US President Donald Trump stoked global trade tensions by threatening tariffs on Mexico, a key US trade partner and major supplier of crude oil. Brent crude futures fell …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/27/world-commodities-21-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/27/world-commodities-21-19/#respond Sun, 26 May 2019 19:16:49 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28983 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING Oil plummets, on track for biggest weekly drop in 2019 Oil prices plunged on Thursday, losing about 5% as trade tensions dampened the demand outlook, putting the crude benchmarks on course for their biggest daily and weekly falls in six months. Oil coursed downward with other global markets as concerns grew that …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/world-commodities-20-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/world-commodities-20-19/#respond Sun, 19 May 2019 19:16:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28827 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING Oil prices rise as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure. Brent crude futures settled at $72.62 a barrel, up 85 cents, or …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/13/world-commodities-19-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/13/world-commodities-19-19/#respond Sun, 12 May 2019 19:16:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28576 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING World oil prices mostly steady Oil prices were mostly steady on Friday, ending the week slightly lower as trade tensions stoked by a US move to hike tariffs on Chinese goods overshadowed tightened global supplies and expectations of rising US refining demand. Brent crude oil settled 23 cents, or 0.4%, higher at …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/06/world-commodities-18-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/06/world-commodities-18-19/#respond Sun, 05 May 2019 19:16:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28275 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING World oil prices end week on lower note Oil prices inched up on Friday as strong US economic data boosted demand sentiment and as production losses in sanctions-hit Iran and Venezuela tightened the market. Still, oil futures recorded weekly declines after a jump in US crude inventories reported this week. Brent crude …

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Consumer price index rises to 9.4pc in March http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/29/consumer-price-index-rises-to-9-4pc-in-march/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/29/consumer-price-index-rises-to-9-4pc-in-march/#respond Sun, 28 Apr 2019 19:44:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28140 The developing economies like Pakistan, which has a small economy, exports are limited to few main commodities/products and also concentrated too few markets, a large import bill and an ever rising the size population to feed, has poorly hit by inflation. The rapidly rising inflation has disturbed all segments of the society. As it has …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/29/world-commodities-17-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/29/world-commodities-17-19/#respond Sun, 28 Apr 2019 19:16:22 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28039 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING World oil tumbles 3pc Oil prices fell 3% on Friday after US President Donald Trump again pressured the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to raise crude production to ease gasoline prices. Traders said Trump’s comments, despite lacking specifics, were enough of a catalyst to spur investors to take profits after a …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/world-commodities-16-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/world-commodities-16-19/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:16:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27806 WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING World oil prices move up Oil futures edged up on Thursday as a drop in crude exports from OPEC’s de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and a draw in U.S. drilling rigs and oil inventories supported prices. Brent crude futures settled at $71.97 a barrel, up 35 cents from their last close and …

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