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Trading industry is usually vibrant and peculiar. Particularly, the prices of commodities change every minute. There is no certainty of what will happen tomorrow. Hence, it is difficult to predict the future behavior of a defined product. Disruptions are part of the day for the trading industry, and commodities are not spared. However, industry experts have devised mechanisms on how to monitor and foretell the performance of products and markets. News updates play a major role in the trading industry since all decisions are based on real-time information. Therefore, traders must be informed on the market trends and what to expect in the near future.

On our news section, you will find numerous news updates and a broad overview of product and market trends. Besides, we give to keep our clients' first-hand information to enable them to make concrete decisions. In addition to our team of experts, we use high-tech tools to monitor and evaluate every activity on the market. 

Latest Commodities News

Trafigura to secure 6% stake in London-listed commodities producer

Global commodities dealer Trafigura is set to acquire a 6% ownership stake in London-listed oil and gas firm, President Energy. The London Stock Exchange trading company primarily holds assets in Argentina but is headquartered in the UK. Trafigura closed the...

Why Are Oil Prices Falling to Rally on Libya Tensions?

Oil prices moved higher overnight after two big crude production bases in Libya started shutting down as a result of the military blockade. The prices have retreated lower during the European and American session, however, tensions remain high.  Fundamental analysis:...

Lekoil shares take a hit amid loan fraud

AIM-listed Nigerian-headquartered oil explorer Lekoil has temporarily suspended trading of its shares following a loan scandal involving a company that claimed to be working for Qatar Sovereign Investment Fund. A report by Alliance news indicated that the oil producer made...

Gold Prices May Drop 10% Before March

Since gold prices hit $1,611 last week, the highest levels since 2013, the price action has been continuously moving lower in the last few days as trade tensions have eased. The recent market behaviour suggests that the short-term top is...

Medical cannabis market to be unlocked by UK leading oncologist

Commodities-focused trading firm Block Commodities is planning to increase value in African agriculture through the use of blockchain. The company, which recently appointed Professors Andrew Garner and Justin Stebbing as part of its Scientific Advisory Team (SAT), is looking to...

Gold Could Be Your Secret to a Glittering 2020

The idea of investing in commodities might sound rather daunting. Perhaps you think that you would need to be an expert to do this well. This isn’t true, as anyone can invest in the likes oil, gas, corn and copper....

UK Parliament to receive critical farm bill this month

Britain’s minister for environment Theresa Villiers has said that parliament will during the month receive a farming bill that is meant to guide the UK’s agricultural sector following plans to exit the European Union. During the yearly Oxford Farming Conference,...

Iran tension easing as oil spike vanishes

Yesterday US President Donald Trump announced that the ongoing conflict between America and Iran appears to be easing. The pronouncement reduced fears of an escalation in the conflict between the two countries, instantly reversing an initial oil spike. US crude...

Here’s why investing in commodity currencies this month is a bad idea

Commodity currencies involve currencies from countries that have large quantities of raw materials. The three most popular commodity currencies for trading are the Australian, Canadian and New Zealand dollar. Some of these currencies delivered a strong performance in the closing...

Brazilian soybean set to dominate the markets

Findings by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) showed that Brazil could soon become the world’s largest producer of soybean, after decades of market dominance by the US. Soybean production both in the US and Brazil has rapidly increased...

Is the US a net crude oil exporter just yet?

There have been various talks and speculations about all the developments that came out of the oil shale boom in the United States, but the idea of achieving full energy independence was perhaps the most unlikely. Back in 2005, daily...

A recap of last year’s oil and copper activities

2019 was a fascinating year for oil and metal traders. And this year, experts suggest it won’t be boring either. Last year’s commodities markets were majorly influenced by the US-China trade war, Brexit uncertainty, UK’s premiership elections, and slower global...

Commodities headed to a better year

In 2019, commodities globally enjoyed decent growth. The S&P 500 and the Invesco DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund DBC are up 27.2% and 10.5% this year, respectively. However, experts believe that 2020 could be one of commodities’ best trading years,...

Why oil prices are (suddenly) volatile

Experts told CNBC that the crude market has become highly volatile these past few months, making it virtually impossible to predict future prices. Throughout the year, oil prices have been affected by several things, including OPEC’s supply cuts, China-US trade...

Agricultural commodities up following US-China deal

After it was apparent that China and the US had agreed on the contents of the Phase 1 trade deal, prices of various commodities shot. The deal saw different tariffs cancelled and a few others reduced by both states. Policies...

Chinese tariffs on US commodities after Phase One deal

Last week the world was treated to one of the most anticipated trade deals between China and the US. The world’s two most robust economies agreed to sign a ‘phase one’ agreement that is expected to ease tension in global...

Will commodities buy the US-China story?

If last week’s rally after the US-China Phase One trade deal is anything to go by, then it means that investor confidence is starting to build in a market that just days ago was on a downward trend. While the...

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