#Commodities

Oil slumps to lowest since May after Fed signals taper this year

Oil’s impressive first-half rally has lost momentum in July and August

Gold heads for best close in six weeks

Bullion is set to post the first monthly gain since July after a run of losses prompted by the development of effective coronavirus vaccines

Gold climbs to seven-year high as Fed warns on US economic growth

Bullion has surged 16 per cent this year as the spread of the virus curbed economic growth

Arabs Target Mining Sector

The region is doubling its mineral production with the aim of creating jobs and digging up new profits.

Shariah Carbon Credits Planned

Islam could hold the key to turning around the Gulf’s dismal environmental record.

Qatar’s Global Rise

The richest place in the world, the region’s most peaceful country, and winner of the World Cup bid, the stars have never been more aligned for the tiny Gulf state.