Commodities Overview

Commodities Overview

Commodities Markets Chart Book

13 September, 2017

Investor buying boosts metals prices

Commodities prices trended higher in the last month, supported by increased speculative activity and a weaker dollar. Metals benefited from robust Chinese activity data and heightened geopolitical risks. At the same time, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma severely disrupted oil production, refining and trade in the US, resulting in a widening of the spread between Brent and WTI.

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