OCTOBER was a bad month for shares, with global shares losing 7.57 per cent in US dollar terms. Shares were due a bounce from their October lows - Australian shares have risen around 4 per cent. But...

SAUDI Arabia wants oil to stay between US$70 and US$80 a barrel for now as the world's biggest crude exporter strikes a balance between maximising revenue and keeping a lid on prices until US...

OFFSHORE and marine (O&M) margins are staying lower for longer - even with contracting activity picking up after oil held out above US$60, observers say.

PRICES of Singapore's oil-linked stocks may well be decoupling from oil prices. ...

OIL prices near the highest level in over three years are driving the world's biggest energy exporter deeper into debt...

MOST oil and gas (O&G)-related stocks advanced on Wednesday as oil prices shot up to the highest seen in more than three years after President Donald Trump announced the US would be pulling out...

US OIL has risen above US$70 a barrel for the first time since November 2014 as traders brace for a re-imposition of US sanctions on Middle East crude producer Iran.

OIL rebounded from its biggest loss in more than a week as Opec hinted at extending output cuts - fanning optimism and investors' anticipation of a drop in US stockpiles...

GOLD and oil will extend their gains on Monday, albeit modestly, when the markets open for the first time since Western powers launched a missile attack on Syria, but equities and bonds are unlikely...

COMMENTARY

RISING geopolitical tensions in the Middle East have already boosted oil prices and there is plenty of scope for them to move higher still. That an oil price spike would follow Western missiles...