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Chief economist update: Easing restrictions narrow oil demand-supply equation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 MAY 2020
... of 88 mb/d, as the OPEC+ agreement takes effect and production declines elsewhere. For some OPEC countries, e.g. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE, lower May production is from record highs in April. Led by the United States and Canada, April supplies ...
Chief economist update: No escaping the inverted yield curve
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 MAY 2020
... gradually relaxing restrictions. Among them: Australia, New Zealand, India, Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, Iran and Saudi Arabia. China, of course, ended its lockdown weeks earlier (7 April). While unlocking lockdowns prematurely could prompt a resurgence ...
Chief economist update: Oil gush
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
... agreeing to cut oil production at their March 6 meeting, "OPEC+" talks collapsed due to Russia's dissent and Saudi Arabia announcing an increase in production in production and offering discounts to its oil customers instead. The drop in oil prices ...
Global stocks plunge as COVID-19 fear accelerates, oil crashes
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAR 2020
Global markets, already feeling the burn from the spreading COVID-19 virus, have tumbled further, after Saudi Arabia sparked an oil price war which saw oil futures plunge more than 30%. Nearly $140 billion was wiped from the S&P/ASX 200 yesterday, as ...
Chief economist update: The crash we have to have
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAR 2020
... agreeing to cut oil production at their March 6 meeting, OPEC+ talks collapsed (due to Russia's dissent) and Saudi Arabia announcing an increase in production and offering discounts to its oil customers instead. The drop in oil prices should be a ...
EM debt relatively unscathed by virus: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... hit as commodity prices fall due to reduced demand from China. Likely examples include exporters such as Chile, Saudi Arabia and Brazil." On the other hand, Eaton Vance said countries like the Dominican Republic and Mexico that have fewer direct economic ...
Chief economist update: Who's afraid of COVID-19?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2020
... first half of 2020. Finance ministers and central bank governors from G20 nations - recently meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - also acknowledged the serious risk to global growth posed by COVID-19 and pledged "stand ready to take further action to address ...
Chief economist update: The rise and fall of oil
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 JAN 2020
Crude oil prices rose in the early months of the New Year on the escalation of tensions between the US and Iran after an American drone strike in Iraq on January 3 that killed Qassem Soleimani -- the head of Iran's elite Quds military force. The ...
Chief economist update: Oil's well that ends 2019 well
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 DEC 2019
... Report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) notes that: "If all the countries comply with their new allocations and Saudi Arabia delivers the rest of its voluntary cut of 0.4 mb/d, the fall in production volume versus today will be about 0.5 mb/d." ...
Chief economist update: Oil to slide into 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 OCT 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently released its 'World Economic Outlook' report for October where it slashed its global growth projection to 3.0% this year (from 3.2% forecast in July) before rebounding to 3.4% (downgraded from its ...
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