Markets

14.06.2021

Greenback sees momentary surge on low EU, UK interest rates

The euro and sterling dipped against the dollar on Friday as investors bet interest rates would stay lower for longer in Europe and Britain while looking ahead to next week's U.S. monetary policy meeting.

The dollar index, showing its strongest weekly gain since early May, was last up 0.57%  on the...

The euro and sterling dipped against the dollar on Friday as investors bet interest rates would stay lower for longer in Europe and Britain while looking ahead to next week's U.S. monetary policy meeting.

The dollar index, showing its strongest weekly gain since early May, was last up 0.57%  on the...

14.06.2021

Stock markets keep riding high on lenient monetary policies

European shares, the S&P 500 and an index of global stock performance scaled new peaks while yields on U.S., Japanese and European government debt fell on Friday as investors embraced the easy monetary policies of major central banks.

Investor sentiment rose in Europe after the European Central Bank raised its growth and inflation...

European shares, the S&P 500 and an index of global stock performance scaled new peaks while yields on U.S., Japanese and European government debt fell on Friday as investors embraced the easy monetary policies of major central banks.

Investor sentiment rose in Europe after the European Central Bank raised its growth and inflation...

14.06.2021

Brent nears $73/b on demand boost

Oil prices edged up to multi-year highs on Friday, heading for a third straight week of gains on the improved outlook for worldwide demand as rising vaccination rates lead to a lifting of pandemic curbs.

Brent crude futures rose 35 cents to $72.87 a barrel by 11:20 a.m. EDT (1520 GMT),...

Oil prices edged up to multi-year highs on Friday, heading for a third straight week of gains on the improved outlook for worldwide demand as rising vaccination rates lead to a lifting of pandemic curbs.

Brent crude futures rose 35 cents to $72.87 a barrel by 11:20 a.m. EDT (1520 GMT),...

14.06.2021

Bears control bullion as cash, paper markets keep scoring, silver up

Gold prices slipped on Friday, pressured by a stronger dollar, with some investors betting on rising U.S. consumer prices being temporary and not affecting the Federal Reserve’s current monetary stimulus.

Spot gold had fallen 0.8% to $1,883.16 per ounce by 1304 GMT. U.S. gold futures were 0.6% lower at $1,885.50.

Inflation has...

Gold prices slipped on Friday, pressured by a stronger dollar, with some investors betting on rising U.S. consumer prices being temporary and not affecting the Federal Reserve’s current monetary stimulus.

Spot gold had fallen 0.8% to $1,883.16 per ounce by 1304 GMT. U.S. gold futures were 0.6% lower at $1,885.50.

Inflation has...

14.06.2021

Tin leads non-ferrous base metals price surge

Tin prices rose to their highest in more than a decade on Friday as expectations of severe shortages due to supply and shipping disruptions created by COVID restrictions fuelled another speculative buying frenzy.

Benchmark tin on the London Metal Exchange was up 0.4% at $31,400 a tonne at 1012 GMT.

Prices of...

Tin prices rose to their highest in more than a decade on Friday as expectations of severe shortages due to supply and shipping disruptions created by COVID restrictions fuelled another speculative buying frenzy.

Benchmark tin on the London Metal Exchange was up 0.4% at $31,400 a tonne at 1012 GMT.

Prices of...


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