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LATEST WEEKLY MARKET VIEWS (18/01/2021)

(1) Crude Palm Oil 

Malaysian palm oil futures snapped a five-session losing steak on Monday in volatile trading, buoyed by indications of lower production, but gains were limited by concerns over tepid demand after shipments during the first half of January slumped.

ITS, SGS and MPOB data

Read More: Crude Palm Oil Weekly.

 

(2) Metals

Gold prices rose on Thursday after comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell cemented hopes around a lower interest rate environment, while prospects of more U.S. stimulus further lifted bullion’s appeal as an inflation hedge.

Read More: Metals Weekly

 

(3) Crude Oil

Oil futures finished sharply lower Friday, prompting U.S. prices to pare their gain for the week, as investors weighed fresh COVID-19 outbreaks in China, which has been an engine of demand as other major economies were slowed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Read More: Crude Oil Weekly

 

(4) Financial Weekly

The FBM KLCI finished the week lower, dragged mainly by profit taking on banking counters.

Read More: Financial Weekly

 

(5) Grains Weekly

CBOT Mar21 Soybean futures rose3.06% in the week, its longest stretch since a six-week rally that ended in late September.

Read More: Grains Weekly

 

 

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