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Gold barrels past $2,000 with stage set for prices to rally more

Bullion is up more than 30 per cent this year, and could extend gains as governments and central banks respond to slowing growth with vast amounts of stimulus

Oil prices

Saudis seen cutting oil price for first time in four months

OPEC and allied producers have started to ease output curbs amid weakening demand

Abu Dhabi City United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi follows Saudis in raising crude prices amid OPEC+ cuts

Murban for March sold at a $1.88 premium over the regional benchmark before plunging to discounts. For July, it will sell at a $1 premium

Brent oil rises past $40 as OPEC+ cut extension looks likely

While crude has now doubled from its low in mid-April, the path back to pre-virus levels of oil demand still looks uncertain

Oil anchored near $33 a barrel amid rising US-China tensions

Oil has surged about 75 per cent this month as pockets of demand return

Qatar predicts three years of budget deficits as low oil prices bite

Qatar forecast a fiscal deficit of 7.8 per cent of GDP this year, the first deficit in 15 years