Fri, Dec 19, 2014
A A A
Welcome preal121
RSS

Commodities Briefing - Categorized | Agriculture, Market Pulse, Price Watch more

Wheat soars most in 20 years on federal reserve’s rate decrease

Posted on 30 October 2008

From Bloomberg: Wheat rose the most in at least 20 years on speculation the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank would cut interest rates, increasing liquidity and freeing up capital that will allow buyers to purchase U.S. supplies.

Investors bought baskets of commodities including energy, metal and grain futures on expectations the Fed would cut its benchmark lending rate. After markets closed, the central bank reduced the rate to 1 percent from 1.5 percent, which may encourage borrowing and spur overseas importers to purchase U.S. grain….. Full Article: Source


 Article link

This post was written by:

VRS - who has written 38538 posts on Opalesque Commodities Briefing.


Contact the author

Comments are closed.

banner
banner
December 2014
S M T W T F S
« Nov    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031