22 December 2022
Calendar 2022 has been a tumultuous year for the global economy, for geopolitics, and for energy and commodity markets, with little likelihood of a return to “business-as-usual” in 2023. Here we highlight seven key themes and policy shifts that have emerged to affect co...
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05 September 2022
As the US dollar index breaches 20-year highs, many foresee an imminent cyclical devaluation, although rumours of the demise of the dollar as the de-facto global currency look premature.
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15 August 2022
Recent commodity market focus has centred on gathering economic storm clouds, with predictions that rising interest rates, burgeoning inflation and European energy crisis could tip the Atlantic Basin, if not the broader global economy, into outright recession. While thi...
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08 August 2022
Slowing economic momentum has weighed on commodity prices since early-June, but the enduring strength of gas prices could lend some support to otherwise faltering oil demand.
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04 July 2022
The US has persuaded EU and G7 partners to dilute their maritime insurance ban on oil shipments to Asia with a price cap mechanism, the structure, implementation and effectiveness of which remains highly uncertain.
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22 June 2022
Chinese lockdowns and commodity price hikes due to conflict in Ukraine have raised Atlantic Basin inflation to forty-year highs, forcing central banks to respond with rate rises they hope will not trigger recession. This contrasts sharply with more accommodative fiscal ...
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19 May 2022
The EU is struggling to get everyone onboard for an outright embargo on oil imports from Russia, but could follow a more flexible, market-driven route.
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