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Crude oil futures ended higher on Friday with traders betting on hopes a positive outcome from U.S.-China trade discussions will result in increased demand for crude.

Gold futures settled higher on Friday, with prices edging up after the dollar weakened against some major currencies.

Gold prices fell slightly on Friday as minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting revived expectations for a possible U.S. rate hike this year. Investors also keep an eye on U.S. -China trade talks, with U.S. President Donald Trump scheduled to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the White...

Oil prices were up slightly on Friday as optimism over U.S.-China trade talks and expectations of more stimulus from Beijing helped investors shrug off surging crude stockpiles. Global benchmark Brent crude edged up 0.15 percent to $67.17 per barrel while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude...

Crude oil prices edged lower on Thursday, with concerns over excess supply in the market weighing on the commodity. However, the loss was just modest as OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran offered some support and limited oil's fall.

Gold prices declined sharply on Thursday, as the dollar gained strength after the Fed's January meeting minutes hinted at a possible hike in interest rate sometime this year due to a fairly strong labor market and the overall strength in the economy.

Gold prices pulled away from ten-month highs on Thursday and the dollar inched up after the Fed's January meeting minutes showed division among the central bankers with regards to future rates policy. While the Federal Reserve confirmed a cautious stance towards further tightening, there was consensus...

Oil prices held near 2019 highs on Thursday, with OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran offering support. Global benchmark Brent crude futures eased by 4 cents or 0.1 percent to $67.03 a barrel after hitting a 2019 high on Wednesday at $67.38. U.S. West Texas Intermediate...

Gold prices held at 10-month highs on Wednesday and the dollar sagged on lower U.S. yields as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy meeting minutes due later in the session for clues on policymakers' thinking on interest rates and its balance sheet reduction policy. New York Fed President...

Oil prices pulled back from recent highs on Wednesday as surging U.S. output and concerns over slowing global growth overshadowed investor optimism over OPEC-led supply cuts as well as the U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela. Global benchmark Brent crude dropped nearly half a percent to $66.14...

Gold prices held steady near 10-month highs on Tuesday and the dollar held slightly firmer against the yen after the Bank of Japan hinted at further monetary policy easing. Speaking to Parliament, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda remarked that the central bank is willing to ease its monetary...

Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday as investors awaited inventory data due later in the day for direction. Brent crude prices pulled back from 2019 highs on concerns that slowing economic growth in the U.S., China and Europe may dent fuel demand this year. U.S. crude futures were moving higher on...

Gold prices hovered near their highest level in more than two weeks on Monday and the dollar weakened as investors bet more progress would be made in U.S.-China trade talks. Spot gold rose 0.2 percent to $1,324.31 per ounce, just below a 9-month high of $1,326.30 an ounce marked on January 31. U.S....

Oil prices were mixed on Monday after industry data showed China's sales in January fell 15.8 percent from last year, marking the seventh straight month of declining sales amid slowing growth and increasing trade frictions with the United States. Global benchmark Brent crude was little changed at...

Crude oil futures ended sharply higher on Friday, lifted by recent data showing declines in crude output from OPEC. Traders also felt that Saudi Arabia's decision to increase the level of output reduction will significantly tighten crude supply in the market.

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