Falling prices for metals and oil herald the end of the five-year commodities boom that has fuelled Australia's growth.
SYDNEY, May 24 AAP 07:24AM The Australian dollar opened higher on Monday as a rebound on equity markets gave a boost to the commodities -driven currency.
The latest bout of financial market turmoil has triggered a slump in the price of key commodities such as iron ore.
James says just how high the cash rate will go will depend on the demand for our commodities and how quickly the global economy recovers.
The commodities that one can buy are so relentless with such marginal differences between them.