Commodities & Futures

Commodities

Crude prices plunged to multiyear lows, with Brent crude on course for its worst week since the financial crisis as the selloff driven by coronavirus fears accelerated.

Commodities

Concerns about the spread of the coronavirus outside China once again dragged oil markets down and began to affect operations of some key oil players in Europe.

Commodities

Oil prices fell and gold rose as the number of coronavirus cases outside China continued to multiply.

Commodities

Royal Dutch Shell, the global leader in liquefied natural gas sales, said coronavirus was hurting demand for the supercooled fuel and prompting it to reschedule or locate new buyers for cargoes previously allocated to Chinese buyers.

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Stockpiles are more than 30% above their levels from a year ago, new government data show, the latest signs that robust supply and mild heating demand are contributing to a glut of the fuel.

Commodities

The impact of the coronavirus will depress global oil demand growth this year, OPEC said Wednesday, as China, the world’s largest importer of oil, confronts the fast-spreading pathogen.

Commodities

The virus outbreak originating in China that has weighed on demand for crude oil, copper and soybeans is prompting a rally in some smaller commodity markets.

Commodities

China’s coronavirus outbreak has scrambled the global trade in commodities, hitting the country’s massive appetite and challenging global supply lines set up to feed it.

Gas Markets

Liquefied natural gas is fetching the lowest price on record in Asia, a troubling sign for U.S. energy producers who have relied on overseas shipments of shale gas to buoy the sagging domestic market.

Commodities

Russia has rejected a Saudi-led effort to deepen OPEC’s oil production cuts in response to the deadly coronavirus in China, cartel delegates said.

Commodities

Oil and copper prices rose, a turnaround that some traders attributed to unconfirmed media reports that a Chinese university found a treatment for the fast-spreading coronavirus.

Commodities

Crop prices have dropped since the signing of trade deals meant to buoy the farm economy, clouding the outlook for farmers working to secure financing for this spring’s planting season.