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ICE Brent Oil Price


Brent oil price flat near $109 whilst spread to US crude narrows

Brent oil price flat near $109 whilst spread to US crude narrows The price of Brent oil futures remains flat near $109 a barrel on Thursday afternoon as traders assess the prospects for oil demand after the US and Europe emerge from winter which has seen the spread in US WTI crude oil prices narrow to back under $7 to Europe's ICE Brent. Read more
Brent oil price hovers lower near $108 on weak US economic data, dollar

Brent oil price hovers lower near $108 on weak US economic data, dollar

The price of Brent crude dropped back down to $108 a barrel in trading this afternoon following an unexpected drop in US retail sales and a spike in jobless claims have raised doubts over growth in the US and undermined expectations of higher global oil demand growth this year. Read more

ICE US Dollar Index


US Dollar Index closes down at a one week low near 80.7

US Dollar Index closes down at a one week low near 80.7 The US Dollar Index closed Friday's session back under the 81 mark, after spending a week above that marker, but the Index remains above the 80.50 level, an area that has offered a little bit of support. Read more
US Dollar Index heads nearer 81 after Fed finally starts it's tapering strategy

US Dollar Index heads nearer 81 after Fed finally starts it’s tapering strategy

The ICE US Dollar Index headed higher this week and pushed nearer the 81 mark after the Federal Reserve finally started it's long awaited tapering strategy to wind down US bond buying next year amid signs that American economic growth is picking up. Read more
 
 

Bitcoin Price


Japan’s Mt Gox Bitcoin exchange throws in the towel, files for bankcruptcy

Japan's Mt Gox Bitcoin exchange throws in the towel, files for bankcruptcy Japan's Mt Gox exchange, once the largest Bitcoin exchange in the world has thrown in the towel today and has filed for bankcruptcy, the company's lawyer announced, citing outstanding debts of $63.2 million, after their entire online operation mysteriously went offline on Monday. Read more
Another nail in the coffin for Bitcoin as Mt Gox hacked and looted

Another nail in the coffin for Bitcoin as Mt Gox hacked and looted

Bitcoin, the popular virtual currency saw another nail hammered into the coffin today after news broke that Mt Gox, one of the world's most popular Bitcoin exchanges had their website hacked and rumours are circulating that $375 million worth of the currency was allegedly stolen. Read more
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Live Oil Prices – 2014