In the past, it’s been difficult for investors to make money in commodity stocks because either they have invested in times when stock prices have already moved up sharply or they have invested in companies that do not show capital discipline, taking huge borrowings, generate low free cash flows and have low shareholder payout.
The rally in equities might fizzle out sooner than markets anticipate and if that happens, oil markets will face stronger heat and WTI oil prices might fall towards $36.
After collapsing in the early months of 2020, base metal prices recovered on the back of a stellar recovery in China’s economy (since Q2 -2020) whilst the rest of the world continued to struggle taming the novel coronavirus.
It fell further Wednesday, as low as $1,863 an ounce, breaking the back of an extraordinary rally. Since smashing through a long-term ceiling of around $1,350 a troy ounce last June, it had risen to a record of $2,064 an ounce earlier this month.
The impressive bull run was majorly supported by three pillars: stellar recovery in China’s economy, mounting strains on supply from key producers and massive stimulus programmes by global central banks.
Natural gas is a traders paradise and volatility is going to be the key in the coming sessions as we move into winter in the US, which will start from October onwards.
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coronavirus crisis may have triggered the long-anticipated tipping point in oil demand and it is focusing minds in OPEC.
In the first quarter, sovereign funds had reduced their exposure to equities to the lowest level since at least 2014.
If it sustains above Rs 51,330 per kilogram then it will extend the gains towards Rs 52,100-53,000 per kilogram in the coming days.
Iraq is OPEC's second-biggest crude producer and more than 90 per cent of the state budget, which reached $112 billion in 2019, is derived from oil revenues.
What’s intriguing for the silver chart is the “rare of rarest price pattern.”
Although international markets and Indian gold prices move in tandem, the rupee depreciation of around 6 per cent boosted the returns of gold back home.
What’s happens next could hinge on the epidemic in the US.
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Markets saw a steep sell-off after getting confirmation that Opec+ would extend current cuts.
There is a rebalancing of supply and demand in the offing, but consumption hasn’t picked as hoped.