CARACAS Venezuela's alliance with Russia is "perfect," the president of state oil company PDVSA said on Friday, blasting what he said was a U.S.-led attempt to sully the growing ties between the two nations.
BEIJING/SAO PAULO China on Friday launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of Brazilian broiler chickens after a complaint from the domestic industry that the South American country has been selling its chicken below market value.
SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO Taking aim at local corruption, Brazil is trying to get competition among global players to build a $1 billion natural gas plant, but the number of foreign bids will be smaller than anticipated due to more stringent requirements, sources said.
NEW YORK Oil prices rose sharply on Friday, as the dollar fell and U.S. drillers cut rigs, feeding a rally that boosted global benchmark Brent crude to a weekly gain while U.S. crude was virtually flat on the week.
LONDON Anglo American is placing a contrarian bet on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as it tries to squeeze more profit from its platinum reserves, but risks being left behind as rival miners look to cash in on battery-powered cars.
CHICAGO Illinois corn and soybean yields may be in danger of falling short of forecasts, as significant contributions from the weather are still needed in the eastern half of the state.
LONDON Lead has been an unlikely and unforeseen beneficiary of the North Korea missile crisis.
SAO PAULO Citigroup Inc and seven other banks will underwrite the initial public offering of Petróleo Brasileiro SA's fuel distribution unit, which will likely occur in November, a person with direct knowledge of the plan said.
A lawyer for Elliott Management Corp told a U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday that an unidentified utility could pay $9.3 billion to buy Texas power transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery Co, topping Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $9 billion bid.
China's state-owned COFCO International Ltd (CIL) and U.S. farm cooperative Growmark Inc will partner in a deal that gives China more direct access to the food it imports, the companies said on Friday.
|Commodity||Currency||Last Trade||Price Change||% Price Change||Trade Time|
|LIGHT CRUDE CON1 Aug17||USD||48.73||+1.64||+3.48%||08/18 17:37|
|NO 2 HT OIL CON1 Aug17||USD||1.62||+0.04||+2.67%||08/18 17:37|
|NATURAL GAS CON1 Aug17||USD||2.88||-0.04||-1.50%||08/18 17:37|
|100 OZ GOLD C2 Aug17||USD||1,286.80||+0.40||+0.03%||08/18 14:36|
|SILVER 5000 CON1 Aug17||USD||17.03||+0.00||+0.00%||08/17 16:41|
|HG COPPER CON1 Aug17||USD||2.94||-0.00||-0.02%||08/18 15:04|
|CORN CON1 Sep17||USC||351.25||+0.75||+0.21%||08/18 17:24|
|WHEAT CON1 Sep17||USC||417.50||+3.50||+0.85%||08/18 17:39|
|SOYBEANS CON1 Sep17||USC||937.50||+7.25||+0.78%||08/18 17:37|
|SUGAR 11 CON1 Sep17||USC||13.45||+0.16||+1.20%||08/18 12:59|
|COFFEE C CON1 Sep17||USC||128.40||-0.05||-0.04%||08/18 13:29|
|COCOA CON1 Sep17||USD||1,927.00||+23.00||+1.21%||08/18 11:35|
|FROZEN OJ CON1 Sep17||USC||139.90||-4.20||-2.91%||08/18 13:59|
|COTTON NO 2 CON1 Oct17||USC||67.45||+0.00||+0.00%|
|LIVE HOGS CON1 Oct17||USC||65.95||-0.98||-1.46%||08/18 17:30|
|LIVE CATTLE CON1 Aug17||USC||106.62||-0.50||-0.47%||08/18 17:30|
|1 Month Libor||--|
|3 Month Libor||1.32|