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Month: April 2015

What Makes Commodity Market Different?

We all have an affinity towards the temptation to earn an extra return on our investments. We save from our earnings and invest to secure our future. The very well known investment alternatives – Physical Gold and Silver, Land/Property, Equity, Mutual Funds, are all similar in ideology. Investing in land […]

Zinc and Lead Prices Up For a Brief Pause

International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG) cut the forecast for global zinc market deficit for 2015 by more than half to 151,000 tonnes from previous estimate on account of lower-than-expected Chinese net imports of refined metal. After surging 8.7 percent in 2014, China demand is expected to rise 4.8 […]

The CRUDE OIL Firepower 3: Stubborn OPEC

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in its monthly bulletin reported that the oil output has surged in March, adding to excess supply in the market despite more evidence that its strategy of letting prices fall to hurt other producers is taking effect. OPEC forecasts demand for its oil […]

The CRUDE OIL Firepower 2: IEA Update

The International Energy Agency (IEA) in its monthly bulletin released today raised its forecast for global oil demand growth for 2015 further by 90,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 1.08 million bpd, thus bringing the average demand for the year to 93.6 million bpd. This demand escalation would be on […]

The CRUDE OIL Firepower 1: EIA Update

US Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its monthly report released on 7th April raised forecast for 2016 world Crude oil demand growth by 60,000 bpd to 1.11 Million bpd. While 2015 world crude oil demand forecast was upgraded by an equal figure to 1.04 million bpd. This is the first […]