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Oil Prices Could Fall To USD60 Per Barrel

Brent crude oil prices have tentatively broken below USD90/bbl, alongside continued weakness in equity markets and US dollar strength. We believe that a move to USD60/bbl is possible within the next...

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What's Really Going On In North Korea?

Several developments of late suggest that something unusual is taking place in North Korea, but as yet, there is no firm evidence of a coup. Firstly, the country's supreme leader Kim Jong Un has not...

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Global Risks Coming To A Head In 2017

Although it is still more than two years away, it seems clear to us that 2017 will be a politically important year, due to the busy schedule of events in key countries. United States' Next President...

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Global Markets Update: US Dollar Surging

The US dollar continued on its hot streak this week, with a ninth consecutive weekly rise in the DXY dollar index marking the longest sustained period of uninterrupted appreciation since 1997. We...

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