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Date:
    31 Mar 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

With production cutbacks in autos and aerospace, coronavirus hits aluminum

Metals like aluminum and steel had been relatively unaffected as COVID-19 began to spread in the US, but the shift came as automakers – including The Big 3 and others – announced temporary production stoppages in North America

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Length:
10:00
Date:
    31 Mar 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Are there signs of economic recovery in the shipping markets?

The shipping markets are often considered a bellwether of global trade, and the dry bulk and container markets are on their knees due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Length:
07:55
Date:
    27 Mar 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Falling number: European wheat in a new price environment

Global commodity markets have been hit by a combination of the oil price war and the coronavirus pandemic, and European wheat is no exception

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Length:
11:55
Date:
    26 Mar 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Efforts to combat coronavirus lead to changes for US power markets

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted all aspects of daily life and US power markets are not immune. With the majority of people staying at home, per recommendations to stop the spread of the disease, grid operators are keeping a close...

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Length:
19:42
Date:
    24 Mar 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

US distillate prices in free fall amid coronavirus outbreak

Cash prices for US diesel and jet fuel markets have been under heavy pressure since the coronavirus outbreak hit the US. Jet fuel has seen the worst impact, with prices falling to multiyear lows

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Length:
14:21