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Monday, March 20, 2023
Rising Rates Are Reshaping Once-Lucrative Commodity Trades

Rising Rates Are Reshaping Once-Lucrative Commodity Trades

By Archie Hunter (Bloomberg) — Higher interest rates are forcing commodity traders to rethink some deals and push up prices, in the latest example of

March 20, 2023
Total Views: 1222

Saturday, October 15, 2022
wheat bulk ship

Soaring Dollar Leaves Food Piled Up In Ports As World Hunger Grows

(Bloomberg) –Food importers from Africa to Asia are scrambling for dollars to pay their bills as a surge in the US currency drives prices even higher for

October 15, 2022
Total Views: 11468

A bulk carrier departs the Port of Odessa prior to the war. Image courtesy VolodymyrT /

Watch Commodities As China Heads for Pivotal Week

(Bloomberg) Commodities are entering a crucial period as earnings season gathers pace, Europe firms up its energy-crisis response, and China’s political

October 15, 2022
Total Views: 900

Thursday, April 28, 2022
wheat bulk ship

Commodity Traders: Secretive, Crafty And Utterly Necessary

Movements of commodities by entities often shrouded in mystery and secrecy drive shipping demand, which, in turn, is tied to economic activity and also

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 2102

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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Energy Trader Gunvor’s Employees Make How Much??

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) — A rare disclosure by Gunvor Group Ltd. confirms what’s long been suspected — jobs at energy trading firms pay very

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 4804

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
liquefied natural gas tanker
Maritime News

China Faces Diminishing Returns With Tariffs on U.S. Commodities

By Pratish Narayanan (Bloomberg) — China’s latest retaliation against U.S. tariffs is set to prove largely benign to commodity trade flows as

May 14, 2019
Total Views: 15

Thursday, August 23, 2018
tankers at anchor
Maritime News

Coffee Exporters Struggle to Find Ships for Brazil’s Bumper Crop

By Marcelo Teixeira and Marcy Nicholson SAO PAULO/NEW YORK, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Brazilian coffee exporters are struggling to find shipping capacity to

August 23, 2018
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
bulk carrier ship
Maritime News

From Trading Titan to Penny Stock: Noble Group Faces Crunch as Creditors, Investors Circle

By Anshuman Daga and Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, May 15 (Reuters) – Just seven years ago, Noble Group was a $11 billion-plus Asian commodity powerhouse,

May 15, 2018
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Commodities in Crisis as Asian Shares Tumble and Shipper Files for Bankruptcy
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Commodities in Crisis as Asian Shares Tumble and Shipper Files for Bankruptcy

  By Henning Gloystein and Denny Thomas SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, Sept 29 (Reuters) – A Japanese shipper filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday and global

September 29, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, June 29, 2015
Baltic Exchange Futures Platform Considering Move Into Commodities
Maritime News

Baltic Exchange Futures Platform Considering Move Into Commodities

London's Baltic Exchange is studying a potential foray into commodities and is open to proposals on tie-ups as other exchanges attempt to boost volumes, its

June 29, 2015
Total Views: 78

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Not Even Blowtorches Can Ignite the Worst-Ever Dry Bulk Shipping Market
Maritime News

Not Even Blowtorches Can Ignite the Worst-Ever Dry Bulk Shipping Market

How bad is the market for shipping commodities across the world’s oceans? Consider that more than 100 vessels will probably be scrapped this year -- a record

May 14, 2015
Total Views: 11

Friday, November 7, 2014
river port grain terminal timbues san lorenzo
Maritime News

Noble Group Profit Rises Sevenfold as Commodity Shipments Surge

Noble Group Ltd., Asia’s biggest commodity trader by revenue, said third-quarter profit jumped almost sevenfold as it shipped a third more

November 7, 2014
Total Views: 9

Monday, September 22, 2014
bulk carrier liberty maritime grain
Maritime News

Grain Shippers Trumped by Oil on U.S Rail Lines

Shipping companies probably will miss out on exports from the record U.S. grain harvest because the shale-oil boom is clogging up rail lines to

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
newlands coal complex glencore
Maritime News

Glencore Starts $1 Billion Buyback as CEO Says Commodities Boom Isn’t Over

Glencore Plc’s billionaire Chief Executive Officer, Ivan Glasenberg, underscored his belief in the longevity of the global commodities boom by beating his

August 20, 2014
Total Views: 60

Thursday, August 14, 2014
grain elevators
Maritime News

Dry Bulk: Commodities Fall to Six-Month Low as Gains for Year Evaporate

Commodities fell to a six-month low, erasing almost all of this year’s gains, as oil and grains declined on signs of ample supplies and slower economic

August 14, 2014
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
oil storage tanks

CFTC Shows US Commodity Manipulation Laws Have Teeth

By extracting a $13 million penalty and imposing tough restrictions on future oil trading by Arcadia and others, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

August 5, 2014
Total Views: 25

Monday, April 14, 2014
las bambas copper mine

Metal-Hungry China Buys Peruvian Copper Mine For $6 Billion

By Karen Rebelo and Silvia Antonioli April 14 (Reuters) – A Chinese consortium bought the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru from Glencore Xstrata for $6

April 14, 2014
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Maritime News

Japan Traders Seen Returning Up to $3 Billion on Commodity Fall

April 1 (Bloomberg) — The commodities boom is over and you can have some money back. For investors in Japan’s biggest trading houses, Mitsubishi Corp.

April 1, 2014
Total Views: 8

Thursday, December 19, 2013
Maritime News

ADM to Boost Brazil Soybean Exports as Barges Serve New Port

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., the largest exporter of soybean meal from Brazil, plans to double the size of its South American fleet of river barges to boost

December 19, 2013
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
bulk carrier discharging salt. Image: Jon Norddahl/Norden

Commodities ‘Super Cycle’ Is Seen Enduring by McKinsey

Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) — Commodity supply constraints and demand from emerging markets mean it’s premature to talk about the death of the super cycle

September 25, 2013
Total Views: 11


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