Brent crude stays closer to US$78 per barrel this morning to represent 28% gain year-on-year. Thermal coal, meanwhile, was traded around US$92.7 per ton to record 10% gain y-o-y. Copper retreated to US$3.06, but gaining 18% y-o-y. All of these will lead to higher windfall for the State Budget 2018.To subscribe please click here