Articles

Kerry seeks to convince Gulf Arabs on Iran deal

LYNXNPEB720B8_L

© Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Iran nuclear agreement in Washington By David Brunnstrom and Noah Browning DOHA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry began talks with Gulf states in Qatar on Monday, seeking to convince them of the merits of last month’s nuclear deal with ...

Read More »

Copper slumps to 6-year low as China PMI weakens demand outlook

LYNXMPEA750AV_L

© Reuters. Copper drops to lowest since June 2009 after China PMI reports Investing.com – Copper prices fell to the lowest level in more than six years on Monday, after a pair of reports on China’s manufacturing sector fueled concerns over a deepening slowdown in the world’s second largest economy. for September delivery on the Comex division of the New ...

Read More »

Planned Parenthood fight hits U.S. Congress, wider impact unclear

LYNXNPEB7206D_L

© Reuters. The Planned Parenthood logo is pictured outside a clinic in Boston By Richard Cowan and Alex Wilts WASHINGTON, August 3 (Reuters) – Women’s health group Planned Parenthood, under attack by anti-abortionists posting hidden-camera videos online, will be the focus of a partisan showdown on Monday in the U.S. Senate, with any wider influence on voters from the charge ...

Read More »

Gold weaker, copper down as July China PMI final falls

Gold Market, Dubai_800x533_L_1421932859

Gold weaker after July China PMI Investing.com – Gold and silver fell in early Asia on Monday and reversed early gains after China PMI final data for July came in weaker than expected. The manufacturing PMIs from Japan, seen at 51.4 in July, came in at 51.2 and for China, the Caixin/Markit final for July dropped to 47.8, well below ...

Read More »

NYMEX crude falls on weak China final July PMI

crude_oil_800x533_L_1411982810

NYMEX crude down after China PMI Investing.com – Crude oil prices fell further in Asia on Monday after a disappointing manufacturing survey from China. On the New York Mercantile Exchange oil futures for September dipped 0.70% to $46.80 a barrel. The manufacturing PMIs from Japan, seen at 51.4 in July, came in at 51.2 and for China, the Caixin/Markit final ...

Read More »

NYMEX crude weaker in early Asia ahead of China PMI

oil_800x533_L_1412175213

NYMEX crude weaker ahead of China PMI Investing.com – Crude oil prices fell in early Asia on Monday as investors looked ahead to a key manufacturing gauge in China for demand cues. On the New York Mercantile Exchange oil futures for September dipped 0.27% to $46.68 a barrel. Ahead are manufacturing PMIs from Japan, seen at 51.4 in July, and ...

Read More »