Precious Metals and Commodities Weekly 17th October (Video)

Our weekly journey through the precious metals and commodities CFD’s available with OANDA. Jeffrey analyses each using a combination of technical and fundamental analysis.

This week, U.S. interest rates are on the move as Taylor gets the inside running to Head the Fed. Precious metals didn’t like it though. Which was the winner and the loser as U.S. yields rose? Is the bullish trend still intact?

Copper shoots skyward as China growth turbocharges industrial metals.

Over in energy, natural gas continues to range, but its all action on oil as Iraq turmoil pushes prices higher. Will this keep going and is the price Nirvana of $60 a barrel finally in sight for Brent crude?

The softs remain becalmed this week except for Soybeans, which have made a break for the topside. Whats going on and what is the Commitment of Traders Report telling us about the grains?
US 5 Years 0:00:15, Gold 0:02:20, Silver 00:04:10, Platinum 00:05:55, Palladium 00:07:25, Copper 00:09:45, Natural Gas 00:12:25, Brent Oil 00:13:10, WTI Oil 00:17:00, Sugar 00:19:15, Soybeans 00:21:35, Corn 00:24:00, Wheat 00:25:20


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Jeffrey Halley

Jeffrey Halley

Senior Market Analyst, Asia Pacific, from 2016 to August 2022
With more than 30 years of FX experience – from spot/margin trading and NDFs through to currency options and futures – Jeffrey Halley was OANDA’s Senior Market Analyst for Asia Pacific, responsible for providing timely and relevant macro analysis covering a wide range of asset classes.

He has previously worked with leading institutions such as Saxo Capital Markets, DynexCorp Currency Portfolio Management, IG, IFX, Fimat Internationale Banque, HSBC and Barclays.

A highly sought-after analyst, Jeffrey has appeared on a wide range of global news channels including Bloomberg, BBC, Reuters, CNBC, MSN, Sky TV and Channel News Asia as well as in leading print publications such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, among others.

He was born in New Zealand and holds an MBA from the Cass Business School.
Jeffrey Halley
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