Trafigura reveals more on Dauphin career

Claude Dauphin

Commodity trader believed in staying nimble, liquid and hungry

Diesel glut set to weigh on crude prices

Rise in output of middle distillates is outpacing demand

Commodity traders cautious on Mifid II

Derivatives and capital requirements will come under greater scrutiny

King of Sugar shares pearls of wisdom

Malaysian entrepreneur Robert Kuok on his trading philosophy

Exports not the answer to US oil crisis

Bruised sector looks at ways to conjure up a little more revenue

Collapse in premiums hits aluminium trade

Prices demanded for storage and delivery fall sharply

Iran’s hurdles in supplying gas to Europe

Tehran may be optimistic in seeing continent as major market

BHP Billiton's coal miniing operation in Klipspruit, South Africa

Falling markets and the ‘resource curse’

Capital expenditure cuts eat into developing nations’ growth

US imports of Russian oil at 3 year high

Short-term trading opportunities due to global crude glut trump geopolitics

Coffee ‘squeeze’ takes market by surprise

Trade comes as US and EU regulators mull tighter oversight

China metals in for a ‘hard landing’

Goldman’s new index shows demand growth for mined commodities has been slowing for four years

Monsanto keeps pressure on Syngenta

Move comes as agricultural seeds, chemicals and fertiliser groups look to consolidate

Midnight witness tracks gold crash

Yellow metal’s dramatic move shows level of market correlation

Production cuts by Vale and Rio will not solve iron ore glut

Burden will fall on small high cost producers to balance the market

Global oil companies welcome Iran deal

Western producers seek return to pre-sanction projects

Saudi (oil) tap: Will crude output go up to 11m b/d?

Riyadh has a ‘Spinal Tap’ option to crank up the volume as production hits record levels

Commodity prices swing on China equities

Metals to iron ore and oil touch multiyear lows before recovering

Stakes are high in global potash pursuit

Successful K+S bid would give PotashCorp control a quarter of supply

Ukraine to be top corn exporter to China

Beijing looks to diversify grain purchases

China rate cuts to hit copper carry trade

Beijing’s easing could ’significantly reduce’ demand for red metal, says report