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Copper slumps to seven-week low on China economy fears LONDON: Copper fell to a seven-week low on Wednesday, dragged down by disappointing data on top consumer China's property sector which raised concerns about the outlook for the metal used in power and construction.Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) fell to a session low of $6,911.75 a tonne, its weakest level since June 26. It later rebounded slightly to trade down 0.7 percent at $6,917 a tonne in official rings.China's economy showed further signs of softening in July, with real estate investment slowing and sales falling sharply despite efforts by many local governments to shore up the troubled sector.Data also showed disappointing activity for retail sales, with growth was not as strong as expected, offsetting factory output numbers that were within expectations.China is the world's top copper consumer, accounting for around 40 percent of global refined demand."We're not very positive on the demand outlook because of the property ...

Gold prices rise after US retail sales data LONDON: Gold rose on Wednesday after soft retail sales implied some loss of momentum in the U.S. economy, putting pressure on the dollar and curbing speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than expected.The metal remained in a narrow range, however, as signs that tensions in Ukraine and Iraq may be easing underpinned stock markets in Europe and the United States.Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,311.56 an ounce at 1421 ...
Copper slips to seven-week low on China economy fears LONDON: Copper fell to a seven-week low on Wednesday, dragged down by disappointing data on top consumer China's property sector which raised concerns about the outlook for the metal used in power and construction.Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) fell to a session low of $6,911.75 a tonne, its weakest level since June 26. It later rebounded to trade down 0.5 percent at $6,930.25 a tonne at 0922 GMT.China's economy showed further signs ...
Gold above $1,300 on Ukraine worries; firmer shares, dollar weigh LONDON: Gold was supported above $1,300 an ounce on Wednesday, as investors remained cautious after downbeat data from China and as the crisis in Ukraine threatened a fragile economic recovery in Europe, but a firmer dollar and equities weighed.Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,309.60 an ounce by 0947 GMT, but still well below a three-week high of $1,322.60 hit on Friday.U.S. gold futures for December delivery were unchanged at $1,310.70."It seems that the ...
Sugar hits 5-1/2-month low, cocoa near 3-year high LONDON: ICE raw sugar futures hit a fresh 5-1/2-month low on Wednesday, pressured by high yields in Brazil, while cocoa hovered near three-year highs, bolstered by a strong demand outlook.Coffee futures on ICE Futures U.S. firmed in light volumes, with dealers focused on the extent of drought damage to crops in top grower Brazil.Brazilian cane mills said on Tuesday that rain cut sugar output in the second half of July. But futures markets, focused on ...
Gold firms as Ukraine jitters, soft data hurt stocks LONDON: Gold firmed on Tuesday as equities fell on fears that a Russian aid convoy heading to Ukraine could stoke tensions between Kiev and Moscow, and on signs that the stand-off was hurting confidence in the euro zone economy.Anxieties over the Ukraine crisis and how this might impact future business hit economic sentiment in Germany, the ZEW think tank said on Tuesday, as it reported a fall in investor morale to its lowest level since ...
France raises wheat crop volume, sees mixed quality PARIS: The French farm ministry raised its estimate of the country's soft wheat crop but said heavy rain in July had led to variable quality.France, the European Union's largest wheat producer and exporter, should harvest 37.3 million tonnes of soft wheat, up from 36.5 million estimated last month and 1.2 percent above 2013 production, the ministry said on Tuesday.Other forecasters have also revised up their production outlook due to good yields and pointed to mixed ...

 



 
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Banking Review 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyMarch
Trade Balance $-1.586 bln
Exports $1.932 bln
Imports $3.518 bln
WeeklyApril 16, 2015
Reserves $16.818 bln