Mystery surrounding Chinese stockpiles of commodities deepens

Every week since April this year, Chinese authorities have announced measures to control the price of many commodities, including energy and metals.  China has been trying to cool surging commodity prices by releasing inventory from its strategic reserves. The higher prices of oil, coal and metals have raised manufacturing costs, slowed down factory activity growth, and increased inflation […]

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During the first half of calender year 2021, commodities were the top performers

Commodities rallied 21 per cent in the first half of 2021, making them the top performing asset group ahead of U.S., European, emerging market and non-Japan Asian stocks. The broad-based index of energy, agriculture, industrial metals and precious metals rose the same amount as high-flying Bitcoin, which pulled back after hitting its all-time high of […]

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Jim Rogers is bearishly bullish on commodities

Jim Rogers, the investment guru and author of the best seller Investment Biker, who got started in business at the age of five selling peanuts, is cautiously betting on what he knows intrinsically from childhood—commodities. “I am bullish on agriculture. Commodities have been very strong. Copper and iron ore are making all-time highs. A lot […]

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Aluminum surges to highest since 2018 on strong China trade data

Aluminum prices jumped to their highest in nearly three years, as Chinese trade data shows export momentum remained strong in March after record gains in February, while imports topped expectations, according to a report by Seeking Alpha. Deepan JoshiDeepan is a seasoned journalist with over 24 years of experience. Deadlines bring out the best in him and […]

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