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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

May. 25, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 56 cents to $110.33 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for July delivery rose 47 cents to $114.03 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for June delivery rose 2 cents to $3.83 a gallon. June heating oil rose 9 cents to $3.87 a gallon. June natural...

Japan's weaker yen a blessing to some, burden for others

May. 24, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese yen has weakened, trading in recent weeks at 20-year lows of 130 yen to the U.S. dollar just when prices of oil and other goods are surging partly due to the war in Ukraine. The yen's value against the U.S. dollar and other currencies has fallen mainly...

Asian stock markets mixed after Wall St sinks further

May. 24, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street sank on weak U.S. housing sales and a profit warning by a prominent social media brand. Shanghai and Seoul advanced while Tokyo and Hong Kong declined. Oil prices rose more than $1 per barrel to stay above...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

May. 24, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery fell 52 cents to $109.77 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude for July delivery rose 14 cents to $113.56 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for June delivery rose 1 cent to $3.81 a gallon. June heating oil rose 1 cent to $3.78 a gallon. June natural gas...

Asian shares mostly lower as inflation worries cloud outlook

May. 23, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower on Tuesday as worries over inflation tempered optimism over President Joe Biden’s remark that he was considering reducing U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports. Benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai and Hong Kong but rose slightly in...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

May. 23, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 1 cent to $110.29 a barrel Monday. Brent crude for July delivery rose 87 cents to $113.42 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for June delivery fell 4 cents to $3.80 a gallon. June heating oil rose 3 cents to $3.77 a gallon. June natural gas...

Asian shares mixed after Wall St barely misses bear market

May. 22, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

Shares are mixed in Asia in cautious trading after Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market on Friday. Tokyo and Sydney were higher Monday while Hong Kong and Shanghai declined. Investors were awaiting minutes from the latest policy setting meeting of the...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

May. 20, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for June delivery rose $1.02 to $113.23 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for July delivery rose 51 cents to $112.55 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for June delivery rose 1 cent to $3.84 a gallon. June heating oil fell 5 cents to $3.74 a gallon. June natural gas...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

May. 19, 2022 15:30 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for June delivery rose $2.62 to $112.21 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude for July delivery rose $2.93 to $112.04 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for June delivery rose 11 cents to $3.83 a gallon. June heating oil rose 12 cents to $3.79 a gallon. June natural gas...

Asian shares track Wall Street's inflation-fueled retreat

May. 18, 2022 22:36 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Shares dropped sharply in Asia on Thursday after a broad retreat on Wall Street triggered by dismal results from major retailer Target that renewed worries over the impact of high inflation. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng led the declines, dropping 3.1%, while Tokyo’s...