VIENNA OPEC officials began talks in Vienna on Friday aimed at working out details of their oil supply-cut agreement, which they concede is looking more complicated by the day.
MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin will organize a gathering of domestic oil producers a week before the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets on Nov. 30 to discuss possible output curbs, industry sources told Reuters on Friday.
LONDON Funds are taking large stakes in new, smaller, metal trading houses because they see potential for lucrative earnings in the sector, which investors had ignored due to poor returns.
HOUSTON Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Friday reported a 38 percent drop in quarterly profit that still beat Wall Street's expectations as cost cuts partly offset declining crude oil prices.
NEW YORK Oil prices edged lower on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly loss in six weeks, on doubts about OPEC's planned output cut and ahead of U.S. rig count data that has steadily increased in the last few months. | Video
LONDON Volumes are falling. Discontent is rising. Even the London Metal Exchange's (LME) new building in Finsbury Square was a let-down.
LONDON Warmer than normal weather is forecast to persist across the United States well into November, which has sent gas prices tumbling, reversing an earlier rally.
HOUSTON Unpaid debts and broken promises are making Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA an outcast in several Caribbean countries where it had been a guest of honor.
BRUSSELS European Union antitrust regulators on Friday opened an in-depth investigation into state-owned Chinese chemicals group ChemChina's $43 billion bid for Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta , China's biggest-ever foreign acquisition.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's state-controlled energy company YPF said on Friday it signed a deal with Norway's Statoil to study potential offshore drilling sites off Argentina's Atlantic coast.
|Commodity||Currency||Last Trade||Price Change||% Price Change||Trade Time|
|LIGHT CRUDE CON1 Nov16||USD||49.20||-0.52||-1.05%||10/28 11:45|
|NO 2 HT OIL CON1 Oct16||USD||1.55||-0.02||-1.22%||10/28 11:44|
|NATURAL GAS CON1 Nov16||USD||3.09||+0.03||+0.81%||10/28 11:43|
|100 OZ GOLD MAR4 Oct16||USD||1,273.10||+4.90||+0.39%||10/28 09:53|
|SILVER 5000 CON1 Oct16||USD||17.60||-0.00||-0.01%||10/28 11:41|
|HG COPPER CON1 Oct16||USD||2.19||+0.03||+1.23%||10/28 11:28|
|CORN CON1 Dec16||USC||356.75||-0.75||-0.21%||10/28 11:45|
|WHEAT CON1 Dec16||USC||409.00||-5.50||-1.33%||10/28 11:44|
|SOYBEANS CON1 Nov16||USC||1,014.25||+0.00||+0.00%||10/28 11:44|
|SUGAR 11 CON1 Feb17||USC||22.25||-0.34||-1.51%||10/28 11:43|
|COFFEE C CON1 Dec16||USC||166.15||+1.35||+0.82%||10/28 11:44|
|COCOA CON1 Dec16||USD||2,754.00||+22.00||+0.81%||10/28 11:43|
|FROZEN OJ CON1 Nov16||USC||217.00||+1.90||+0.88%||10/28 11:36|
|COTTON NO 2 CON1 Dec16||USC||70.83||+1.07||+1.53%||10/28 11:43|
|LIVE HOGS CON1 Dec16||USC||45.92||+0.55||+1.21%||10/28 11:44|
|LIVE CATTLE CON1 Oct16||USC||104.70||+0.57||+0.55%||10/28 11:42|
|1 Month Libor||--|
|3 Month Libor||0.32|