Platinum prices have been hit hard in recent months, but now looks like it could be a great buying opportunity. Dominic Frisby explains.
Investors looking to diversify their portfolios should turn to commodities, having got to grips with shares and bonds, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Zinc, this year’s best-performing industrial metal, has jumped by 50% because the market is so tight. And there’s more to come.
The secret of success? Stick to what works, buy cheap, hold out for quality and – above all – bide your time, Charles Heenan tells Merryn Somerset Webb.
Opec has called a truce in its battle with US shale producers, trimming output to maintain prices. John Stepek picks the best way to invest as the oil price rises.
The oil price bounced by 5% on the news that Opec had agreed to cut output for the first time since 2008. But non-Opec producers are ramping up production.
Spot butter prices in America hit a record peak above $3 a pound in 2015, but now they are falling. Butter stockpiles are up 52% from a year ago and close to a 23-year high.
The dash for gold suggest banks are more worried about the effects of quantitative easing than they let on, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Britain started down the road to Brexit the day it joined the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Oil producers are meeting in an attempt to bolster prices. But don’t expect them to strike a deal. Here’s why, and what low prices mean for the rest of us.
Tim Price explains how observing bacteria in a bottle will make you look at the world with a fresh pair eyes.
The price of coking coal has more than doubled to four-year highs around $205 a tonne since the beginning of July. That makes it 2016’s best-performing commodity.