Commodities

  • Gold rallies on uncertainty about Trump's economic policies

    Rise to three-week high also follows Fed caution on rate hikes

  • Mitsubishi Chem hiking plastic feedstock prices

    Rising transport costs stemming from driver shortages partly to blame

  • Saudi Arabia cedes crown as top oil exporter in key markets

    Production cuts take toll on market share in China, India

  • Coking coal prices recover on China output cuts

    But increased production in the West could reverse the uptrend

  • Vandana Hari

    OPEC keeps US shale guessing on cuts -- but the answer is clear

    Not extending reductions beyond June would send crude tumbling again

  • India poised to emerge net exporter of steel as February output jumps

  • Singapore February core exports rise for fourth straight month

    Non-oil domestic exports to China soared 65.1% on year following a 36.9% rise in January

  • US LNG a boon for Japan

    More import options a boost but not a panacea

  • Nickel prices soft despite uncertainty over supplies

    Philippines keeps changing stance on output cuts, but market is unfazed

  • Palm oil price falling as Southeast Asian supply recovers

    Prices slide more than 10% from recent high

  • Malaysian palm oil futures rebound from five-month low, sharp gains limited

  • Commodities eye

    China keen to unload corn stockpile overseas

    Japan resumes imports after 7-year hiatus, opening door for Chinese producers

  • Japanese LNG prices cool off 6 years after Fukushima

    Reactor restarts, conservation help ease tightness in nation's energy market

  • Tin prices fall on rumors of China scrapping tax

    Chinese-made ingots could flood international market

  • Magnesium prices in Japan up 10% since January

    China's move to reduce coal-related air pollution causes a drop in output

  • Interview

    Oil producers to keep pumping up prices: Showa Shell CEO

    Trump polices are a wild card, but production cuts may hold up for a while

  • Japanese importers do double take on not-so-cheap US shale gas

    Post-Fukushima disaster investments not going as planned

  • New Delhi struggles with wheat tariffs dilemma as prices fall

    Farmers and millers at odds over policy amid stock hoarding and protests

  • Palm oil prices may be headed for a sustained drop

  • Bulk carrier shipping rates climb

    Strong Chinese demand for iron ore drives Capesize rates higher