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Corn and soybeans fall on huge US crops, wheat follows HAMBURG/SINGAPORE: Chicago corn and soybeans fell on Wednesday, with corn down for a fourth straight session as record US crops look set to flood the market.Wheat dropped for a third session, tracking losses in soybeans and corn, although the fall was limited by cold weather threatening US wheat plants."Corn and soybeans are being weakened today as the market is adjusting its focus back to the huge corn and soybean harvests which are being gathered in the United States and which will provide good global supplies," said Frank Rijkers, agrifood economist at ABN AMRO Bank."Wheat is being pulled down by the weakness in corn and soybeans. I think there are also signs some investors are ending their recent interest in soybeans and soymeal and are moving to other commodities."Chicago Board of Trade December corn fell 0.9 percent to $3.68-1/2 a bushel at 1135 GMT, its lowest since Nov. 11. January soybeans ...

Soy prices rise on strong demand, corn futures ease LONDON: US soybean prices were higher on Tuesday boosted by strong export demand with the market back on an upward track after last week's setback.Corn prices eased with the harvesting of a huge U.S. crop proceeding at a faster pace than expected, while wheat futures were also lower.Chicago Board of Trade January soybeans rose 0.1 percent to $10.37-3/4 a bushel by 1158 GMT. It had climbed to a peak of $10.86-1/4 last week, the contract's ...
Copper falls on weak China property sector LONDON: Copper prices fell on Tuesday, as disappointing property sector data from China raised concerns about the outlook for demand from the world's top metals consumer.Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME), untraded in official rings, was bid at $6,615 a tonne, down 1.3 percent. It hit a two-week high in intraday trade on Monday of $6,734 a tonne.China's home prices fell for the second consecutive month in October from a year earlier, official ...
NY sugar, arabicas ease, eyes on Brazil rains LONDON: New York sugar dipped on Tuesday, with attention centred on the final stages of the cane crush in Brazil, while arabica coffee eased, as rains in Brazil will aid development of the 2015/16 crop.ICE cocoa futures steadied, with upside capped by plentiful new crop supplies from top grower Ivory Coast. Cocoa prices were underpinned by a weaker dollar against a basket of currencies.In sugar, traders focused on a delay to the end of the ...
Copper slips on weak China property sector LONDON: Copper prices dipped on Tuesday, as disappointing property sector data from China raised concerns about the outlook for demand from the world's top metals consumer.Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was down 0.3 percent to $6,684.50 a tonne at 1032 GMT, slipping from a two-week high of $6,734 touched in the previous session.China's home prices fell for the second consecutive month in October from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday, ...
Gold gains 1.5pc to 2-1/2 week highs as dollar softens LONDON: Gold jumped 1.5 percent to a 2-1/2 week high above $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday as the dollar softened against the euro, due partly to better-than-expected German economic data.Spot gold was up 1.4 percent at $1,202.40 an ounce by 1110 GMT after earlier reaching its highest since Oct. 30 at $1,204.70. U.S. gold futures also jumped to a near three-week high of $1,204.10.The metal has rebounded 6.4 percent from a 4-1/2-year low of $1,131.85 ...
NY sugar dips; arabicas ease, eyes on Brazil rains LONDON: New York raw sugar futures dipped on Monday, pressured by expectations for a late finish to the centre-south Brazil crop, while arabica coffee eased, with a focus on rains in Brazil.ICE cocoa futures steadied, with upside capped by plentiful new crop supplies from top grower Ivory Coast and a stronger dollar against a basket of currencies.In sugar, traders focused on a small delivery, as expected, against last Friday's expiry of the London December white ...

 



 
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Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln