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Oil unlikely to hold rebound as recession fears intensify

A sharp slowdown in the global economy is now inevitable…

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Lira slumps further as crude oil nears $122

Lira slumps further as crude oil nears $122

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Oil prices rally again, piles further misery on lira

Rising oil prices have been great news for oil producers and bad for almost everyone else, not least turkey.

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May 17, 2022 01:06 PM

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The global energy crisis - when will it abate and what does it mean for oil?

As economies recovered from the pandemic hit, soaring demand, combined with a supply crunch sent energy markets reeling. Oil and gas prices surged to multi-year highs before falling. Will the energy crisis ease in 2022? And what will this mean for oil prices?

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May 12, 2022 08:40 AM
Energy

OPEC+ set for existing deal despite China, overcompliance concerns

The OPEC and its allies (OPEC+) are continuing to slowly relax the output cuts they introduced in 2020

Crude rallies as EU unveils plan to ban Russian oil imports

The plan will see Russian supply of crude oil phased out within six months and crude products by the end of the year

Energy

Crude Oil jumps as Germany says ok to oil embargo

As the EU prepares for an embargo of Russian oil, price has gone bid.

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April 28, 2022 07:19 PM
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Oil off 7-year highs, $100 still in sight, Nord Stream 2 halted

Oil has eased from 7 year highs. Energy supply disruption fears remain front and central as Germany puts the brakes on Nord Stream 2. US - Iran talks nearing the end game.

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February 22, 2022 06:18 PM
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OPEC Preview: Is Oil on its way to $100 even with a 400,000bpd increase?

With geopolitical tensions building in Russia, even an “as expected” result may not be able to keep oil prices from continuing to rise.

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January 31, 2022 09:13 PM
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WTI Crude and Brent Crude break out to highest levels since 2014

Demand is robust and OPEC+ continues to have supply issues from some member countries. Will this allow oil to continue higher?

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January 20, 2022 01:54 PM

European Open: Equities bounce on Omicron fatigue

There’s only so much misery traders can take, and that appears to be 3-day given how futures markets and Asian indices are all higher overnight.

European Open: Brent Looks to Reclaim $84.0

Oil prices were higher overnight after Aramco raised their official selling price for crude, helping brent to rise to a 2-day high.

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With OPEC leaving output unchanged, what’s next for USD/CAD?

As demand for energy increases and OPEC supply remains constant, WTI and Brent oil prices should continue to increase as USD/CAD continues to decrease

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What is driving the U.K. fuel panic and what comes next for BP?

Covid, amongst other things, has highlighted the delicate nature of global supply chains built for efficiencies over reliability.

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September 27, 2021 11:35 PM
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European Open: Social Democrats Narrowly Win German Election

After a very close contest, the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) narrowly won the German election, putting them in power for the first time in 16 years. Well, kind of.

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September 27, 2021 02:14 AM
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Asian Open: Traders Increase Net-Long USD Exposure to Post-Pandemic High

Traders are now net-long the USD by US $13.4 billion according to data compiled by IMM, which its most bullish level since March 2020.

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European Open: Brent breaks $77, FTSE on Track for Bullish Week

Oil prices remained firm overnight, which saw WTI and brent touch new multi-week high. Yet with key resistance overhead, we may see a retracement ahead of the weekend.

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September 24, 2021 02:27 AM

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European Open: Remember Evergrande? It Just Rallied 33%

That’s no typo either. At time of writing the Chinese Property Developer, which struck markets with fears of contagion this week, is on track for its best day ever.

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September 23, 2021 02:46 AM

European Open: Volatility Hints at an Upside Break for the S&P 500

A volatile candle seen during yesterday’s session has us on guard for a potential bullish breakout on the S&P 500 futures market today.

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September 16, 2021 01:56 AM
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European Open: Weak China Data Weighs on Sentiment

A slew of data for China missed the mark to send equity markets across the region low, and send inflows into the Japanese yen as a safety play.

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September 15, 2021 01:24 AM
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Asian Open: Worst session for the ASX 200 in 4-Months

Falling nearly 2%, it wasn’t a great day to be long the ASX 200. The question now is whether it was a mere blip in its uptrend or the turning of the tide.

European Open: China’s PPI Hits 13-Year High, FTSE Bears Eye 7k

Despite attempts from Beijing to curb rising commodity prices, material costs have continued to soar and push producer prices to their highest level since 2008.

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September 9, 2021 02:07 AM
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Asian Open: Dollar Rallies from 200-day eMA, Metals Feel the Heat

With trading volumes replenished as US traders returned to their desks, they were quick to bid the dollar as growth concerns lingered and weighed on risk appetite.