Category Archives: Commodities

Explaining Commodities crash in 90 seconds – FT

Prices fall to their lowest level since the financial crisis A slowing Chinese economy and turbulent stock markets are having an impact on global commodity prices. The FT’s Henry Sanderson explains why. For more video content from the Financial Times, … Continue reading

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Commodity prices in 90 seconds – FT

Global commodity prices have been affected by volatile Chinese equities. The FT’s Henry Sanderson explains why. ► FT Markets: http://bit.ly/1J5HNd3 (click here if video is not observable)

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How El niño affects commodity prices – Economist

Cocoa, coffee and minerals are especially vulnerable to the weather pattern first named by Peruvian fishermen. – The Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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The future for commodities – FT

John Authers and Greg Meyer discuss their exclusive interview with Gary Gorton and Geert Rouwenhorst whose groundbreaking 2004 research into commodity futures revolutionised commodity investment, but has since been heavily criticised. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit … Continue reading

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Copper price clobbered – FT

Copper has fallen to a five-and-a-half-year low, hit by Chinese selling on growth worries. Lex’s Rochelle Toplensky and Alan Livsey discuss what has triggered the sharp drop and how producers will fare at this price. Make better investment decisions with … Continue reading

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Charts for Christmas: emerging markets – FT

John Authers looks at the sharp fall in commodity prices in 2014, and the effect this had on emerging markets. Could commodity prices have hit bottom? Click here for more Authers Note videos http://video.ft.com/Authers-Note (click here if video is not … Continue reading

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Iron ore put through the mill – FT

Lex’s Robert Armstrong and Joseph Cotterill discuss the impact on miners such as Rio Tinto and BP Billiton of the large drop in the iron ore price, and whether this creates value in the falling shares. Make better investment decisions … Continue reading

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Dr. Copper Breaks Out, Grains Tank

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Money talks – Economist

Good discussion on the world liquefied natural gas market. This week: Creating a world liquefied natural gas market, paying people to switch the power off, and environmentally friendly caviar. – Economist (click here if video is not observable)  

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Bunge chief on future of crop supplies – FT

“Is the era of tight supplies of agricultural commodities finally over?” Soren Schroder, Bunge chief, gives FT markets reporter Gregory Meyer his verdict on the future supply and price volatility of agricultural commodities, and whether the Black Sea region’s importance … Continue reading

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