Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,281.20 -0.40% -5.20
Silver 17.08 0.29% 0.05
Brent Crude 58.15 0.47% 0.27
Krugerrand 1,303.60 -0.14% -1.85
Palladium 957.00 -2.15% -21.00
Platinum 922.00 -0.32% -3.00

Commodities: WTI futures gain despite rising dollar, amid record OPEC compliance

Progress on tax reforms in the States pushed the greenback towards one-month highs, weighing on the commodities complex, although energy futures still found a good bid.

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Gulf Keystone production, exports not impacted by fighting

Gulf Keystone Petroleum, an independent operator and producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, confirmed on Friday that operations continued safely and securely despite political instability in the surrounding region, with average production of 34,525 barrels of oil equivalent per day from the Shaikan oil field since the start of October.

Housing, housebuilding, homes, construction

US existing home sales move higher in September

Existing home sales in the States broke a three-month streak of consecutive declines but were nevertheless labelled "meagre" by some observers, who warned that a lack of supply and fast price increases were putting a crimp in buyers' budgets.

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Spain orders elections in Catalonia in step towards autonomy suspension

Spain’s government will force elections in Catalonia in January with the support of the official opposition, in one of the first steps toward withdrawing autonomy for the region.

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EU27 to prepare internally for second phase of Brexit talks

European leaders have agreed to move internal discussions on Brexit onto issues of trade and the exit transition - but not with the UK negotiating team due to the "insufficient progress" made in negotiations.