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Commodity price movements

The global financial turmoil seen during 2008, and the subsequent slowdown in economic growth, has had a dramatic impact on commodity prices.

Below you can see how the prices of some of the main commodities have fared in the past few months (graphs update automatically).

BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURE $/BARREL: JAN - DEC 2009
BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURE $/barrel chart Jan - Dec 2009

WEST TEXAS INTERMEDIATE CRUDE OIL FUTURE $/BARREL: JAN - DEC 2009
WEST TEXAS INTERMEDIATE CRUDE OIL FUTURE chart Jan - Dec 2009

FOREX GOLD INDEX $/OZ: JAN - DEC 2009
FOREX GOLD INDEX chart Jan - Dec 2009

SILVER INDEX $/OZ: JAN - DEC 2009
SILVER INDEX $/oz chart Jan - Dec 2009

COPPER 3MO OFFICIAL CONFIRMED $/M TONNE: JAN - DEC 2009
COPPER 3mo OFFICIAL CONFIRMED $/m tonne chart Jan - Dec 2009

DOW JONES UBS COMMODITY INDEX: JAN - DEC 2009
DOW JONES UBS COMMODITY INDEX chart Jan - Dec 2009


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MARKET DATA - 11:36 UK

FTSE 100
5429.64up
23.70 0.44%
Dax
5733.05up
19.54 0.34%
Cac 40
3784.02up
14.48 0.38%
Dow Jones
10403.79up
78.53 0.76%
Nasdaq
2273.57up
35.31 1.58%
BBC Global 30
5707.15up
20.65 0.36%
Data delayed by at least 15 minutes



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