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Saudi Arabia and Russia Puncture Oil’s Recovery

Saudi Arabia and Russia Puncture Oil’s Recovery

Saudi Arabia and Russia's backpedalling of comments on a one-year extension of the production cut popped oil’s balloon on Friday as Hurricane Nate props up prices in Asia. 

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, July 31

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, July 31

The ‘mighty’ U.S dollar starts the week with a bearish price as White House’s tensions with North Korea and Russia have escalated over the weekend.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, July 24

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, July 24

Oil prices remain under pressure ahead of today's OPEC meeting in Russia amid concerns over the global supply. Also, turbulence with the U.S administration, mixed stocks, Fed policy and more.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 5

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 5

Geo-political risk is set to dominate capital markets this week; it will be supported by a handful of central bank monetary policy decisions.

The Week Ahead: US Political Risk and Data to Guide Markets

The Week Ahead: US Political Risk and Data to Guide Markets

The US dollar is regaining momentum after the Commerce department upgraded its first quarter GDP estimate from 0.7 percent to 1.2 percent.

The Week Ahead: Political Risk to Drive Dollar

The Week Ahead: Political Risk to Drive Dollar

The turmoil in Washington continues to be the main driving factor for markets with the potential testimony of former FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday-the biggest event risk for the greenback.

Frenemies: How Firms Can Navigate The New US-Russia Relationship

Frenemies: How Firms Can Navigate The New US-Russia Relationship

With Trump in the White House, the traditional US-Russia relationship is under the spotlight. Here’s how a new found-relationship between the two powerhouses will affect companies exposed to the dollar/ruble spread. 

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday December 15th, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday December 15th, 2016

The Fed did not surprise, they did what was expected of them on the headline, but it’s their foresight that has capital markets wildly gyrating.

The big takeaway from yesterday’s FOMC meeting is the increase in the pace of tightening that’s been signaled for next year. Policy members voted unanimously to raise its target for the fed funds rate up +0.25% to +0.5%- 0.75%.

Oil, gas and mining: how rising FX volatility impacts finance, accounting and treasury professionals

Oil, gas and mining: how rising FX volatility impacts finance, accounting and treasury professionals

Our 2nd Volatility Series blog examines the impact of global FX volatility and how finance, accounting and treasury professionals in oil, gas and mining businesses are managing their FX exposure.