Commodities Outlook

Commodities Outlook Q3 2017

7 July 2017

Overall, commodity prices have softened slightly in the past quarter. Energy prices eased by about 2% while the non-energy price index declined by 2.9%. Most commodity prices are expected to remain relatively steady in the…

Commodities Outlook Q2 2017

13 April 2017

Overall, commodity prices have been quite stable in the three months since December. Energy prices eased slightly while non-energy indices have firmed a little thanks to stronger market sentiment. Most commodity prices are expected to…

Commodities Outlook Q1 2017

30 January 2017

In general, most commodity prices are expected to remain relatively steady or pick up slightly over the coming year, as global demand is expected to firm up somewhat on the back of faster economic growth.…

Commodities Outlook Q4 2016

31 October 2016

In general, most commodity prices are expected to remain relatively steady at their current low levels over the coming few quarters, as global demand is expected to remain lacklustre and supply adequate or in some…

QGRL Oil Market Outlook

24 June 2016

Brent crude oil spot prices breached the $50/barrel (b) mark in June, having averaged $47/b in May, up $5/b from April. The May oil price rise marked the fourth consecutive monthly increase since recording a…

Oil Market Outlook

22 March 2016

Oil prices have remained very weak in recent months, with the Brent benchmark averaging $31/bbl in January and $32/bbl in February – prices not seen since early 2004. This is a result of continued high…