Two passengers on the Malaysian Airline System Bhd. jet that disappeared with 239 people on board used stolen Austrian and Italian passports to board the aircraft, the European countries’ foreign ministries said.
Palm oil climbed to the highest level since September 2012 on concern that a prolonged dry spell in Malaysia and Indonesia, the biggest growers, may reduce supplies of the world’s most-used cooking oil.
Palm oil stockpiles in Malaysia, the world’s biggest grower after Indonesia, probably tumbled last month to the lowest level since September as production declined to a one-year low, a Bloomberg survey showed. Futures climbed to the highest level since 2012.