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LATEST WEEKLY MARKET VIEWS (21/05/2018)

 

(1) Crude Palm Oil  

Palm oil prices ended lower for the week as concern over rising production and sluggish demand continue to weigh on overall market sentiment amid preliminary estimates pointing to marginal increase in production and lower exports ahead of key report due this coming Friday.

Read more: Crude Palm Oil Weekly

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(2) 棕榈油 (Crude Palm Oil Mandarin) 

马来西亚毛棕榈油期货市场上周五收涨,因为外围市场走强以及马币疲软。

除此之外,原油价格走势偏强也利于棕榈油价格。近期,美国宣布退出伊朗核协议,市场担忧原油供应受影响,价格继续抬升。

延伸阅读: Crude Palm Oil Weekly (Mandarin)

 

(3) Metals

Gold prices were under pressure last week, traded to their lowest point in this year, with a stronger US Dollar, and an increase in bond yields.

Read More: Metals Weekly

 

(4) Crude Oil

Crude oil futures settled lower Friday, but gained for the week, as investors wrestled with persistent growth in U.S. crude production against the backdrop of expected disruptions to the flow of oil in the Middle East. Prices were trading in a weekly range between $70.26 and $72.30 per barrel.

Read More: Crude Oil Weekly 

 

(5) Financial Weekly

The FBM KLCI held onto weekly gains as investors remained cautious amid ongoing trade disputes between the U.S. and China. The FBM KLCI increased 0.4 per cent in a week to 1,854.50 points last Friday.

Read More: Financial Weekly

 

(6) Grains Weekly

CBOT July Soybean futures ended the week marginally lower for 0.5 percent and settled at $9.99 per bushel, weekly gain was pressured by USDA’s announcement on canceled deals to buy 949,000 tonnes of soybeans as cheap supplies from Brazil and trade tension with China made U.S. cargoes less attractive to buyers.

Read More: Grains Weekly

 

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