Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities


FLASH: Gold Flat, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Flat

Note: China has made unprecedented proposals in talks with the United States on a range of issues including forced technology transfer as the 2 sides work to overcome remaining obstacles to a deal to end their trade dispute, US officials said Wednesday.

In Asia

Gold: Gold Flat to Little Changed

  • Spot gold prices flat at $1,311.29 oz,
  • US gold futures steady at $1,310.10 oz.

Energy: Crude Oil prices of Thursday, extending losses into a 2nd session running, after widely watched data showed a surprising increase in US stocks.

  • ICE Brent Crude Oil futures were at $67.63 bbl at 0045 GMT, -20c, or 0.3%, from Wednesday’s close,
  • NYMEX WTI Crude Oil futures were at $59.18 bbl, -23c, or 0.4 %, from Wednesday’s close.

Prices came under pressure from a rise in U.S. inventories, although analysts pointed to support from efforts by OPEC and non-affiliated allies like Russia to pare output

Equities: MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sand Japan recouped early losses to be almost flat, same for the Shanghai blue chips.

Japan’s Nikkei fell 1.4%, while E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 were off 0.2%.

Currencies: .DXY trading near 2 week highs and extended gains for a 3rd session running peers, making dollar-denominated metals more expensive for holders of other currencies.

  • EUR/USD: -0.1% to 1.1258
  • GBP/USD: +0.5% to 1.3266
  • USD/CNH: +0.3% to 6.7388
  • USD/JPY: -0.2% to 110.42

Commodities (quotes): Energy, Metals, and Agriculture Grains

NYMEX Crude Oil »59.15 USD-0.26-0.44%Apr 191:50AM EDT
ICE Brent Crude »67.63 USD-0.20-0.30%Mar 198:00PM EDT
NYMEX RBOB Gasoline »1.88 USD-0.02-0.88%Mar 191:49AM EDT
Dubai Crude Spot »66.89 USD-0.23-0.34%Dec 022:00AM EDT
ICE Gas Oil »605.50 USD-2.75-0.45%Apr 198:00PM EDT
NYMEX No2 Heating Oil »1.97 USD-0.01-0.39%Mar 191:46AM EDT
NYMEX Nat Gas »2.73 USD+0.01+0.51%Apr 191:49AM EDT
ICE NBP Nat Gas »37.47 GBP+0.000.00%Mar 198:00PM EDT
Gold Spot »1,311.62USD+2.16+0.16%Dec 028:00PM EDT
COMEX 100oz Gold »1,310.10USD-0.30-0.02%Apr 192:06AM EDT
Silver Spot »15.32USD+0.03+0.22%Dec 028:00PM EDT
Platinum Spot »859.02USD+11.02+1.28%Dec 028:00PM EDT
Palladium Spot »1,436.82USD-7.18-0.50%Dec 028:00PM EDT
COMEX Copper »2.86USD+0.000.00%Apr 198:34AM EDT
CBOT Corn »373.00USC-0.75-0.20%May 192:07AM EDT
CBOT Wheat »466.25USC-3.25-0.70%May 192:08AM EDT
KCBT Wheat »443.00USC-1.50-0.34%May 192:04AM EDT
MGE Spring Wheat »567.50USC-0.25-0.04%May 191:44AM EDT
Euronext Milling Wheat »186.50EUR+0.000.00%May 198:00PM EDT
CBOT Soybean »887.75USC+0.25+0.03%May 192:08AM EDT

Stay tuned…

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