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COMMODITIES

Most prices slide as US dollar races higher

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 05:50
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COMMODITY prices mostly sank last week as the dollar soared on strong US payrolls data, while many markets were also weighed down by abundant supplies and weak demand - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

London

COMMODITY prices mostly sank last week as the dollar soared on strong US payrolls data, while many markets were also weighed down by abundant supplies and weak demand.

Brent oil tumbled on Friday to two-year troughs, gold carved out the lowest level so far this year and