Commodities Market Review: Soft Commodities was Fully Backed Up until Trump’s New Tariff Policy

Cotton Price Refreshed its 6-Year High The U.S. cotton market has remained stable since its spike in 2011, when China executed its cotton reserving and fiber hording plan. It is believed that U.S. cotton demand and price were artificially kept low because there are always worries that China would unexpectedly unleash its cotton stockpile, about […]

Commodities Market Review: Copper Price Soared to a Four-Year High

Starting from June, industrial metals, especially copper, have been the big movers in the commodities market. On June 8, the LME Copper soared to $7261.5 per ton, reaching its highest price since January 2014. The price of copper is essentially determined by the supply and demand relationship as well as the broad economic factors, such […]

Commodities Market Review: Argentina’s Worst Drought Trembled the Grains Market

For all time, agricultural production is the result of a combination of two factors: financing and weather. This argument got strong support from the increased volatility in grains price over the past few months. The trembling in the market was primarily caused by firstly, this year’s drought conditions in Argentina and secondly, the tariffs and […]

Commodities Market Review: Brent Crude Oil Climbs To New 3 Year High

Crude Oil Market ICE_B1, a benchmark for brent crude oils, had one of the highest returns of the commodities package with increases of 6.97% over the one month period from April 22 to May 22, 2018. One can reasonably suppose that geopolitical concerns led to this increase as crude oil hit some its highest prices […]