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Global gluts hurting commodity prices
Commodity prices have taken a tumble in 2014, but the outlook for 2015 isn't much better as producers deal with oversupply issues.
Commodity prices down for 11th month
The RBA's commodity price index fell by 1.8 per cent in foreign currency terms to be down by 19pct though the year and by 40pct from the July 2011 peak.
Commodities slide continues
The slide in commoditiy prices since the peak in mid-2011 continued in October, with a 1.4 pct fall in the RBA's foreign currency index of commdity prices.
Oil prices edge higher
Better-than-expected data on Chinese growth in the third quarter has helped oil prices move higher.
NZ commodity prices fall for seventh month
The ANZ Commodity Price Index has fallen to an 18-month low, although it has risen when taking the weaker kiwi dollar into account.
Commodity prices down another 2.4pct: RBA
Iron ore was the main culprit for a 2.4% fall in commodity prices in Sept to a level 37% below the peak just over 3 years ago.
Oil dips amid US holiday, China data
Global oil prices slid on Monday in subdued deals before a public holiday in the United States
NZ commodity prices fall in July
New Zealand commodity prices have fallen for a fifth month in a row, and the biggest falls are in dairy products.
Oil prices drop
Oil prices have dropped after Libya's declared that authorities had regained control of export terminals.