Home Asia Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs


FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up


  • Crude Oil falls as focus shifts from Saudi supply to global demand concerns
  • Global stocks up on trade hopes, growth fears temper gains
  • Gold steady below 2-week peak but trade talk hopes weigh

Gold: Gold prices are steady Tuesday, having risen to a more than 2-wk highs in the Monday’s session on global slowdown fears and tensions in the Middle East.

  • Spot gold was little changed at $1,521.16 oz, as of 0339 GMT,
  • US gold futures were down 0.2% to $1,528.50 oz.

Spot gold is Neutral in a range of $1,497-$1,524 oz, and an escape may suggest a direction

Energy: Crude Oil prices off Tuesday as weak manufacturing data from Europe and Japan focused market attention on the gloomy outlook for demand and away from uncertainty around supply disruptions in Saudi Arabia.

  • ICE Brent Crude Oil futures -35c to $64.42 bbl by 0408 GMT,
  • NYMEX WTI Crude Oil futures were at $58.36, -28c.

The demand side of the equation is back in focus.

Equities: Global shares up Tuesday after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said US-China trade talks will resume next month, but lingering concerns about slowing global growth tempered the overall desire for riskier assets.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sans Japan moved up 0.06%, supported by 0.4% gains in Mainland Chinese shares, while Japan’s Nikkei edged up 0.20% after a market holiday Monday.

Commodities and Currency Pairs (quotes)

Now you can go to Market Data on the right side of our home page for quotes on the world’s financial markets, commodities and currencies.

Stay tuned…

Previous articleAdvantages of Investing in Gold: A 50 Yr Historical Analysis
Next articleEthereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Falls Below $210 After a 1% Cut
HEFFX has become one of Asia’s leading financial services companies with interests in Publishing, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Mining, Retail, Transport and Agriculture that span every continent of the world. Our clearing partners have unprecedented experience in Equities, Options, Forex and Commodities brokering, banking, physical metals dealing, floor brokering and trading.