• Exchanges compete for dominance in derivatives

    Record trading worldwide but Japan falls behind

  • Scrap steel, waste-paper prices rising on brisk US demand

    Uptrend driven by hopes for Trump infrastructure spending

  • Gold keeps its glitter as risk outlasts French vote

    Metal still precious to speculators amid global tensions, US policy doubt

  • India to overtake U.S. as second-largest steel consumer on Modi's manufacturing push

  • Asian container shipments to US hit record

    Strong American housing market, consumer spending drive growth

  • Iron ore prices plunge 30% in a month

    Weak Chinese steel demand, growing oversupply take toll

  • Russia hints at support for extending OPEC output cuts

    Energy minister says crude prices appropriate, deal 'fulfilled successfully'

  • Malaysian palm oil price sinks to 8-month low

    Downward pressure expected to remain as production volumes rise

  • Gold price edges up to five-month high, widens spread between platinum

    Investors turn to safe haven amid rising geopolitical tensions

  • China steel price hikes slow on low auto demand

    Dumping inventories could negatively affect regional markets

  • Trump backtracking cools nonferrous metals rally

    Optimism dwindles over uncertainty in infrastructure demand

  • Electric cars face cost pressures as key metals soar

    Cobalt up more than twofold since last year

  • Steelmaking coke prices surge on tight supply

    A 30% rebound triggered by Australian cyclone, Chinese halt of North Korean imports

  • Mitsui & Co. bets big on former Rio Tinto CEO

    Resource magnate Sam Walsh becomes Japanese company's external director

  • Asian palm oil producers slam EU moves to restrict market access

    Indonesia and Malaysia accuse EU of protectionism under guise of conservation concerns

  • India exporting more naphtha to Asia

    Resulting glut likely to push Japan's import prices lower

  • LNG spot prices plunge in Asia on supply glut concerns

    Trend seen putting downward pressure on Japan's electricity prices

  • US uncertainties drive up volume of commodities trade

    Investors flocked to gold and copper

  • China crude oil imports shatter record, top US intake

  • Surging West African oil exports push tanker rates higher

    China, India oil demand remains high, but brokers forecast short-lived rate rebound