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    1. April 21, 2016

      Oil holds gains on stronger market outlook

      Crude oil charged to its best level since early November on Thursday, before pulling back in volatile trading, leaving...

    2. FT Alphaville

      March 24, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Next says consumers may prefer eating out to buying its clothes, Petra has sold a pink diamond for $15m, Dyson is...

    1. FT Alphaville

      March 16, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange have revealed their merger deal, George Osborne is about to reveal his Budget....

    2. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      Crude prices jump amid weakness in greenback

      Oil prices are zooming ahead in spite of a larger-than-expected increase in US crude and gasoline stocks last week....

    3. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Gasoline futures below $1 for first time since '09

      Wholesale petrol has fallen below a dollar a gallon, marking another milestone in the rout in commodities markets....

    4. January 21, 2016

      Gasoline remains just above $1 a gallon

      Wholesale petrol bounced higher after hitting a dollar a gallon as the US government pointed to strengthening demand...

    5. January 6, 2016

      Brent crude oil slides below $35 for first time since 2004

      Oil’s volatile start to the year continued on Wednesday after Brent crude sank below $35 a barrel for the first time...

    6. December 22, 2015

      Oil benchmarks converge as low price stalls US output

      Prices of the world’s two main oil benchmarks became equal on Tuesday, reflecting different paths for crude supplied...

    7. December 2, 2015

      Biofuel blending rules spark gasoline futures jump

      Energy traders issued an emphatic verdict on new US mandates for biofuel use — by bidding up the price of petrol. A...

    8. October 6, 2015

      Iran looks at post-sanctions oil tie-ups

      The chief architect of Iran’s new oil contracts has said domestic companies linked to the country’s Revolutionary...

    9. September 16, 2015

      Oil surges on big drop in US inventories

      Oil prices surged by as much as 6 per cent on Wednesday after data showed a sharp drop in US crude oil inventories,...

    10. August 19, 2015

      US energy shares dive on oil setback

      Shares in America’s largest energy companies were back in the line of fire on Wednesday after US oil futures skidded to...

    11. August 19, 2015

      Bigger glut sends oil back to January price levels

      Oil sank to the lowest price since January after an increase in US crude stocks pointed to a deepening glut. Commercial...

    12. August 13, 2015

      US oil futures drop to lowest since 2009

      US oil futures slipped to their lowest price since the financial crisis as a refinery glitch threatened to add to a...

    13. July 6, 2015

      Oil options pit empties on eve of CME futures shutdown

      New York’s oil options pit, once a boisterous holdout against electronic markets, has become a sleepy seat of what...

    14. May 6, 2015

      Oil rebound tests its limits

      Oil hit a 2015 high on Wednesday and was fast approaching levels not seen since Opec’s historic decision in November to...

    15. March 20, 2015

      ETFs pour into top US oil contract

      Almost a third of the most active US oil futures contract is now controlled by exchange traded funds, turning smaller...

    16. March 16, 2015

      US regulator CFTC fines ICE $3m for data reporting violations

      Intercontinental Exchange reported erroneous trading data — including natural gas prices 1,000 times their actual level...

    17. February 20, 2015

      Heating fuel jumps as US blizzards bite

      The price of heating fuels jumped as the US battled the coldest February since the 1970s, giving a temporary burst to...

    18. February 18, 2015

      Oil slips amid doubts over sustainable rally

      Oil failed to hold on to the previous session’s gains on Wednesday as market participants questioned the sustainability...

    19. February 17, 2015

      Oil rally fades on oversupply fears

      Oil’s recent rally eased on Tuesday as Brent crude fell below $61 a barrel on fears of growing supply and a build up in...

    20. February 11, 2015

      Oil drops on increase in US stocks

      Oil prices fell on Wednesday following the publication of data that showed another increase in US crude stocks, which...

    21. February 5, 2015

      Oil stages sharp comeback from losses

      The price of oil rallied more than $3 a barrel on Thursday, rebounding from sharp losses in the previous session. In...

    22. January 7, 2015

      Brent crude falls under $50 a barrel

      Petroleum stocks have reached new highs in the US, testing the limits of refiners’ thirst for crude as it falls below...

    23. January 6, 2015

      Oil price rout takes Brent to fresh lows

      The oil price rout deepened on Tuesday with Brent, the international crude marker, and its US counterpart West Texas...

    24. January 5, 2015

      Brent oil falls below $53 for first time in over five years

      The sell-off resumed for oil prices on both sides of the Atlantic on Monday as concerns about a supply surplus and weak...

    25. December 29, 2014

      Brent crude closes at lowest since May 2009

      Oil surrendered early gains on Monday to close at a fresh five-and-half-year low on doubts that escalating violence in...

    26. December 11, 2014

      US oil price below $60 a barrel

      US crude closed below $60 a barrel for the first time in five and a half years, sliding amid new concerns consumption...

    27. FT Alphaville

      November 30, 2014

      Chicago, the last refuge of light touch regulation?

      Friday, November 28th. It’s the day after Thanksgiving in the US – possibly the lightest trading session of the year....

    28. November 11, 2014

      Fears of US cold snap trigger gas price swings

      Warnings of a sharp US cold snap – and below freezing temperatures on the country’s east coast – have led to big swings...

    29. November 6, 2014

      Oil under pressure as supply concerns fade

      Oil prices came under renewed pressure on Thursday as concerns about potential supply disruptions in Libya and Saudi...

    30. October 28, 2014

      Oil price fall changes Mexican budget calculations

      Mexico is poised to redraft part of next year’s federal budget after a steep fall in oil prices upended the country’s...

    31. October 23, 2014

      Oil rises on claims of Saudi supply cut

      Oil prices moved higher on Thursday amid claims that Saudi Arabia, Opec’s largest producer, had cut the amount of crude...

    32. October 17, 2014

      Oil rallies sharply after near 4-year low

      After a torrid week that saw prices sink to their lowest level in nearly four years, crude oil recovered on Friday as...

    33. October 14, 2014

      Palladium stands out from commodities crowd

      “Palladium is the outlier in the metal space,” says Walter de Wet, commodities strategist at Standard Bank. Speculative...

    34. October 10, 2014

      Q&A: The rout in oil prices

      The price of oil has tumbled on Friday, falling to levels last seen in 2010 on expectations that slowing global growth...

    35. October 10, 2014

      Global growth fears weigh on oil prices

      Oil prices sank to their lowest point in nearly four years on Friday, as traders feared that slowing economies around...

    36. October 3, 2014

      Strong dollar and excess supplies sends oil to fresh lows

      The price of Brent crude fell to fresh multi-month lows on Friday as excess supplies and a strong US dollar weighed on...

    37. October 2, 2014

      Brent oil retreats to 28-month low

      Brent crude hit a 28-month low on Thursday while benchmark US oil dropped below the $90 a barrel mark for the first...

    38. September 16, 2014

      Former Amaranth star fined over gas trades

      Brian Hunter, the natural gas trader whose large bets helped precipitate the $6bn collapse of Amaranth, the hedge fund,...

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