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What are the most traded commodities?

The most traded commodities are energy sources like oil and gas, plus metals such as gold and agricultural products. Here we break down the top ten most traded commodities and explain how each one is traded.

Quarry and various stones

What are the most traded commodities?

The most traded commodities are energy sources like oil and gas, plus metals such as gold and agricultural products. Here we break down the top ten most traded commodities and explain how each one is traded.

Gold nuggets

Gold and silver jump on weak US ISM, yields

Out of the two metals, silver was the most impressive as it jumped over 7%, the most since Feb 2021

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October 3, 2022 04:39 PM

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Gold nuggets

Gold and silver jump on weak US ISM, yields

Out of the two metals, silver was the most impressive as it jumped over 7%, the most since Feb 2021

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October 3, 2022 04:39 PM
Gold nuggets

Silver outshines gold as dollar slips

Compared to gold, silver has managed to rise very strongly on the session, up more than 5% so far.

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September 12, 2022 05:44 PM
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Gold dips despite softening signs of inflation

Perhaps a bit of basing and consolidation is needed for the metal to gear up for a clean breakout above $1800.

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August 11, 2022 06:17 PM
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European Open: A silver lining for bulls?

Yesterday’s bullish price action suggests there could be further upside for silver over the near-term.

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Silver: Can precious metals rebound despite Fed tightening?

We are seeing some mild dollar selling ahead of FOMC, which is boosting the appeal of precious metals, yen and franc

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Precious metals start busy week firmer

Investors know that front-loading of interest rates around the world is only going to bring a potential recession – and therefore interest rate cuts – sooner.

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July 25, 2022 01:48 PM
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Recession Trade Keeps Risk Assets Under Pressure

Fears over a recession continues to drive financial markets, with commodities feeling the heat

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Gold eyes bounce around $1800 as stocks remain volatile

gold has been a victim of a strong US dollar and rising bond yields, making this non-interest-bearing commodity less appealing for yield seekers.

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Can Silver hang on?

Silver (XAG/USD) has tumbled over 19% since April 18th.

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China’s service PMI gets served, base metals lower

Covid reared its ugly head again on economic data, which saw China’s service PMI contract at its fastest pace since the pandemic.

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April 6, 2022 05:25 AM

Asian Open: Futures point to a brighter open, commodities lower

Tentative signs that the war between Russia and Ukraine could end sooner than expected and hints of a compromise from Ukraine helped Wall Street bounce overnight.

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Weekly COT Report: Traders abandon the ruble, flock to gold and silver

Traders continued to pile into long bets on gold and silver last week, whilst offshore ruble speculators seemingly ran for cover.

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Asian Open: Ukraine crisis weighs on Europe, Silver bulls eye $26

European equity markets and the euro currency sustained heavy losses on Friday as fighting in Ukraine showed no signs of receding.

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European Open: FTSE struggles at 7600, silver tries to carve out a low

Whilst the FTSE has been one of the stronger performers during a risk-off period for equities, 7600 remains a level which defies its next breakout.

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Weekly COT Report: NZD flips to net-short as bulls capitulate

Kiwi bulls appeared spooked last week as we saw gross longs closed at their second fastest rate on record.

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Gold outlook 2022: Will precious metals get back on track after a lacklustre 2021?

There are sufficient tailwinds in the global economy and the possibility of further geopolitical tensions to give gold support, but not necessarily drive prices higher...

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December 16, 2021 03:54 PM
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Gold and Silver running into resistance. Time for a correction?

The next direction of these precious metals may depend on the inflation readings due out next week

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November 12, 2021 05:41 PM
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Asian Open: The Dollar Retains Dominance, Yet Silver Defies Its Strength

The US dollar extended gains against all its major peers. Yet that didn’t prevent silver from breaking above $25 and confirming a multi-month reversal.

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November 11, 2021 11:22 PM
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Asian Open: It’s Raining Yen, Hallelujah

If weekend reports are to be believed, large stimulus packages are to be announced in Japan which include cash handouts to all children aged 18 and below, regardless of household income.

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Weekly COT Report: Bulls Have All but Abandoned the Swiss Franc

The long / short ratio of bulls to bears on the Swiss franc hit a record low last week, which suggests we may be approaching a sentiment extreme for bearish positioning.