Daily Archives: June 29, 2020

  • Doubts over the global recovery

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently revised downwards its estimates of global economic activity. The global economy is now forecast to contract by 4.9% this year, with Nigeria due to shrink by 5.4%. Global equity markets were already nervous in June, giving up some recent gains. Yet key commodity markets (e.g. oil and copper) continue …

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Year Ahead-Re-risking the financial system

Oil prices: In a global oil market threatened with over-supply, it appears that OPEC, and its ally Russia, are doing a good job of limiting production.

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Year Ahead-Re-risking the financial system

Year Ahead 2020: Re-risking the financial system

Oil prices: In a global oil market threatened with over-supply, it appears that OPEC, and its ally Russia, are doing a good job of limiting production.