COMMODITIES

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

There’s rising expectation the RBA will cut interest rates at their next meeting.

The Federal Reserve cut rates but didn’t give a clear indication of further cuts or promise the return of QE.

Oil prices fell sharply on news Saudi oil production will be back in full by the end of the month.

Brent Crude rose 20 percent at the market open on Monday morning, the biggest single move since the invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

Crude oil markets may tighten significantly following weaponised drone attacks on the world’s largest oil refinery at Abqaiq on Saturday.

Attacks on the world’s largest oil refinery has hit global supplies hard.

The ECB is to reintroduce quantitative easing.

A stimulus boost from the ECB is widely anticipated.

In US dollar terms, NAB’s Non-Rural Commodity Price Index is forecast to increase by 1.8% quarter on quarter in Q3 2019.

Globally yields are on the rise again.

Bond yields have paved down across the world, driven by a sell-off in German bunds.

US payrolls numbers disappointed a little on Friday and China’s trade numbers over the weekend demonstrated what impact the trade war is having.

There’s been big moves on equities and bonds today as talks between the US and China appear to be back on.

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