Crude oil prices slip on rising coronavirus cases in China

Highlights Crude oil prices dropped in early Asian trade on Thursday. The oil traders across the globe are focusing on more stimulus coming from China, keeping aside the fears of Beijing lockdown. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EI...

Explore top agri commodity ETFs: WEAT, CORN, GRU, JJG & TAGS

Highlights Teucrium Wheat Fund (WEAT) generated a 66% return YTD. Its expense ratio is 1.91%. Teucrium Corn Fund (CORN) rose 05% YTD, and its expense ratio is 1.95%. iPath Series B Bloomberg Grains Subindex Total Return ETN (JJG) has an e...

Crude oil dips on subdued Chinese energy demand

Highlights Crude oil prices dipped on Monday. The prospects of slower economic growth coupled with US interest rate hikes have squeezed the oil demand forecast. the US Federal Reserve's aggressive stance on tightening monetary policy has furth...

Lithium's use for batteries surges by a whopping 892% in the last decade

Highlights Lithium is used in the manufacturing of electric vehicle batteries, drugs and ceramics & glassware. Sales of electric vehicles almost doubled in 2021 relative to previous year. The volume of lithium used for manufacturing batter...

Gold climbs to 1-month high as investors run for safety in bullion

Highlights: Spot gold prices touch the highest after March 11. Spot silver was up 0.7% to US$25.85 per ounce. Platinum rose 1.7% to US$1,006.27, and palladium climbed 1.4% to US$2,400.60. Gold prices on Monday peaked at their highest leve...

Where is the oil market headed in next few weeks?

curtailed. The global crude oil market has been volatile for the past few weeks amid ongoing political turmoil between Russia and the Western nations over Ukraine's invasion. Analysts across the globe believe that the oil market might head into...

Where is US shale gas industry headed? Can it fulfil LNG promise to EU? 

Highlights The US, which is the world’s largest producer of shale gas, intends to become the world's largest exporter of LNG by the end of 2022. Shale gas is natural gas (primarily consisting of methane) produced from shale formations wit...

Are nickel supply concerns a speed bump for EVs?

Highlights Nickel is one of the most important and irreplaceable battery metals used in lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). Automakers are collaborating with nickel miners to secure their future supplies. Tesla has reportedly inked an undisclosed de...

Has lithium become too expensive for EVs?

In what shows Australians’ growing love for electric vehicles, the country recently saw 109 Hyundai electric SUVs being sold out in only six and half minutes. Out of nearly 18,000 Aussies who had registered their interest, only 109 got lucky ...

When did gold touch its highest level and why?

Gold has an undying presence across markets, be it as a safety net for investors, a source of financial stability or simply as an ornament metal among diverse cultures. Gold’s use case has evolved drastically over the years, with its prestige...