Commodities & Futures

Commodities

Crude prices pared most of their earlier gains Tuesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates in a bid to stem the potential economic fallout of the coronavirus epidemic.

Gas Markets

Fears that the epidemic might slow the global economy have pushed already-depressed natural gas prices to their lowest level in years, showing how tightly tied to overseas economic activity the U.S. market has become.

Commodities

The coronavirus outbreak has sparked one of the largest retreats in commodity prices in years, forcing investors to brace for even steeper declines and sending a warning signal about the world economy.

Commodities

Fallout from the coronavirus outbreak has further weakened global demand for oil and gas, posing a greater challenge to a sector where many companies are saddled with debt.

Commodities

Crude prices plunged to multiyear lows, with Brent crude on course for its worst week since the financial crisis as the selloff driven by coronavirus fears accelerated.

Commodities

Concerns about the spread of the coronavirus outside China once again dragged oil markets down and began to affect operations of some key oil players in Europe.

Commodities

Oil prices fell and gold rose as the number of coronavirus cases outside China continued to multiply.

Commodities

Royal Dutch Shell, the global leader in liquefied natural gas sales, said coronavirus was hurting demand for the supercooled fuel and prompting it to reschedule or locate new buyers for cargoes previously allocated to Chinese buyers.

Commodities

Stockpiles are more than 30% above their levels from a year ago, new government data show, the latest signs that robust supply and mild heating demand are contributing to a glut of the fuel.

Commodities

The impact of the coronavirus will depress global oil demand growth this year, OPEC said Wednesday, as China, the world’s largest importer of oil, confronts the fast-spreading pathogen.

Commodities

The virus outbreak originating in China that has weighed on demand for crude oil, copper and soybeans is prompting a rally in some smaller commodity markets.

Commodities

China’s coronavirus outbreak has scrambled the global trade in commodities, hitting the country’s massive appetite and challenging global supply lines set up to feed it.