Commodities News (3rd Party)

Dutch destroy 190,000 ducks in first bird flu cull

Dutch destroy 190,000 ducks in first bird flu cull

Published 28/11/2016

Some 190,000 ducks were destroyed on Saturday at six farms in the Netherlands following an avian flu outbreak, the country's first cull of an epidemic sweeping northern Europe.

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Oil prices climb on expectation of OPEC-led production cut

Oil prices climb on expectation of OPEC-led production cut

Published 21/11/2016

The OPEC flag and the OPEC logo are seen before a news conference in Vienna, Austria, October 24, 2016. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Oil prices rose around 1 percent on Monday as OPEC moved closer to an output cut to rein in oversupply that has pressured prices for over two years.

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Asia shares shaky as Trump bets keep emerging markets under pressure

Asia shares shaky as Trump bets keep emerging markets under pressure

Published 21/11/2016

People walk past an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday, undermined by fears that the strength in the U.S. dollar and rising U.S. bond yields since Donald Trump's election to president could accelerate fund outflows from the region back to U.S. markets.

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Euro crisis over? 2017 politics could be markets` biggest test yet

Euro crisis over? 2017 politics could be markets` biggest test yet

Published 21/11/2016

Euro coins are seen in front of displayed flag and map of European Union in this picture illustration taken in Zenica, May 28 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The euro zone has withstood several crises since 2008 that have thrown the 19-nation bloc's very existence into doubt, centered on its fractured economy, bond market, banking system and, of course, Greece.

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Andersons testing corn for vomitoxin at Indiana ethanol plant: website

Published 21/11/2016

The Andersons Inc said it was testing every delivery of corn for vomitoxin from Monday at its ethanol plant near Clymers, in central Indiana, according to a company website on Friday.

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Oil pinned near three-month lows as gloom grows over OPEC

Oil pinned near three-month lows as gloom grows over OPEC

Published 15/11/2016

A pump jack stands idle in Dewitt County, Texas January 13, 2016. REUTERS/Anna Driver

Oil fell to its lowest in three months on Monday, as the prospect of another year of oversupply and weak prices overshadowed chances that OPEC will reach a deal to cut output.

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Dollar soars as U.S. yields spike- shares divided

Dollar soars as U.S. yields spike- shares divided

Published 15/11/2016

The German share prize index (DAX) board is seen at the trading room of Frankfurt's stock exchange (Boerse Frankfurt) during trading session in Frankfurt Germany, October 14, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The U.S. dollar hit an 11-month peak on Monday as the risk of faster inflation and wider budget deficits, if president-elect Donald Trump should go on a U.S. spending spree, sent Treasury and other benchmark global bond yields shooting higher.

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U.S.-based TIPS funds attract 2nd biggest inflows on record: Lipper

Published 15/11/2016

Investors in U.S.-based funds poured $1 billion into inflation-protected bond funds in the week ended Nov. 9, marking the funds' second-biggest inflows since records began in October 2002, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday.

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Oil prices steady ahead of U.S. election, weak China data weighs

Oil prices steady ahead of U.S. election, weak China data weighs

Published 08/11/2016

A worker takes oil samples from a well at the Gazpromneft-owned Yuzhno-Priobskoye oil field outside the West Siberian city of Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo

Oil prices were stable on Tuesday as financial investors and traders were cautiously positioning themselves for a win by Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential elections.

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