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US corn, soy ease after rally; record supply adds pressure SINGAPORE: Chicago corn and soybean prices slid on Friday as record US harvesting nears completion, with both markets giving up some of last session's gains driven by strong demand and slower farmer sales. Wheat also dipped, tracking declines in corn, although losses were limited by harsh weather threatening crops in Russia and the United States. Corn jumped almost 3 percent on Thursday after dropping to a two-week low earlier in the session as falling prices chilled farmer sales, and exports sales rose more than market expectations. But all-time high US corn and soybean production is likely to flood the market with supplies, weighing on prices, analysts said. "After a four-day losing streak, the market was due for a bounce anyway," Tobin Gorey, an analyst at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, said in a note to clients, referring to Thursday's rally in corn prices. "We're not sure that the level is low ...

LME copper neutral in $6,600-$6,680 range SINGAPORE: LME copper looks neutral in a range of $6,600-$6,680 per tonne, and an escape will point a direction. The range has been defined by two trendlines of a triangle. Wave pattern suggests that this pattern could be bullish, as an upward wave C that developed from the Nov. 13 low of $6,590 seems to be incomplete. However, due to the complex structure of this wave, it could be hard to time the break above ...
LME aluminium remains neutral in $2,008-$2,035 range SINGAPORE: LME aluminium remains neutral in a range of $2,008 - $2,035 per tonne, and an escape will point a direction. The range has been formed by the 38.2 percent and the 23.6 percent Fibonacci retracements on the rise from the Oct. 16 low of $1,893.50 to the Nov. 6 high of $2,078.75. The gain on Nov. 20 could be categorized as a rebound or a continuation of the preceding uptrend that developed from $1,893.50.A ...
Shanghai copper may break resistance at 47,280 yuan SINGAPORE: Shanghai copper third month may break a resistance at 47,280 yuan per tonne, and then rise into a range of 47,450-47,610 yuan.The wave pattern suggests copper is riding on a wave c, the third wave of a three-wave cycle that developed from the Nov. 5 low of 46,510 yuan, and it is capable of traveling to 48,130 yuan, the 100 percent Fibonacci projection level.The immediate resistance is at 47,280 yuan, the 38.2 percent level. ...
Palm oil to bounce to 2,256 ringgit SINGAPORE: Palm oil is expected to rebound to 2,256 ringgit per tonne, as it will continue to consolidate within a triangle. After touching the lower trendline of the pattern, about 2,213 ringgit, palm oil has been bouncing up towards the upper trendline resistance around 2,256 ringgit. Wave pattern suggests the current bounce could be driven by a wave c, the third wave of a three-wave cycle that rose from the Nov. 7 low of 2,193 ...
Asian stocks mixed at end of a downbeat week HONG KONG: Asian markets were mixed Friday with a record close on Wall Street unable to lift investors at the end of a disappointing week that saw Japan plunge into recession and a trumpeted Hong Kong Shanghai exchange link-up fall flat.The yen made some minor gains against the dollar and euro after hitting multi-year lows, but with eyes on next month's general election analysts expect it to resume its downtrend.Tokyo fell 0.85 percent and Sydney ...
Palm down more as Malaysian exports weaken JAKARTA: Malaysian palm oil weakened further on Thursday after export data from the world's second-largest producer and declines in competing bean oil markets weighed on prices, but a weaker ringgit provided some support."The weak ringgit, that would encourage exports, but the first 20 days export figure came out and it's not what was expected, it was down," said a trader with a foreign commodities brockerage in Kuala Lumpar.Exports of Malaysian palm oil products for Nov. ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,827.75 0.07
Arrow Nasdaq 4,787.32 0.61
Arrow S&P 2,072.83 0.28
Arrow FTSE 6,723.42 0.09
Arrow DAX 9,974.87 0.60
Arrow CAC-40 4,382.34 0.20
Arrow Nikkei 17,248.50 0.78
Arrow H.Seng 24,004.28 0.45
Arrow Sensex 28,438.91 0.19

Banking Review 2013

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln