Commodities

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  • How Does The Price Of Oil Affect The Russian Economy?

    An Oil-Rich History Russia is one of the world's largest major oil producers and has a long history of exploiting the commodity. Collection of seep oil in what is now Russian territory was reported as early 1264 by European explorer Marco Polo in the vicinity of the city of Baku in the Caucasus region when it was under the dominion of Persia. The earliest drilling for oil in Russia was…

  • CU – Copper

    Copper is one of the most widely used metals in the world due to its high conductivity and its malleability.

  • XPD – Palladium

    Palladium is one of the world's rarest metals, is mined in Russia, South Africa, Canada and the US and mostly used for industrial and electronic purposes.

  • Crude Oil

    Crude oil is a naturally occurring petroleum product that can be refined for use in a wide variety of materials, such as gasoline, plastics, pharmaceuticals and other chemicals.

  • XAG – Silver

    Silver has been used as currency for thousands of years and like gold, silver is often used to understand market movements.

  • XAU – Gold

    Gold is the most popular investment of all precious metals, with many investors buying it to diversify risk.

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