Commodities Overview

Commodities Weekly Wrap

25 May, 2018

Oil takes a tumble

Agricultural commodities were some of the star performers this week as a truckers’ strike in Brazil raised concerns about supply. In contrast, metals prices struggled, as the trade talks between China and the US failed to deliver tangible results, and oil prices fell back on Friday on reports that OPEC members and Russia were considering raising output.

Turning to next week, US foreign policy announcements, and particularly any moves towards greater protectionism, could be a key driver of investo

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