Seven Reasons why oil super bulls could be wrong
Crude oil prices are expected to decline from their highest levels since November 2014, despite worries about US sanctions on Iran and a potential conflict with Israel.
They are only likely … Read the rest
Shadow banking to be cleaned up
The big surprise for most foreign investors will be moves to clean up “Shadow Banking”. The National People’s Congress (NPC) March meeting will point the way ahead. Action should take place soon after. The … Read the rest
A DECLINE in global derivatives trading to their lowest levels since 2007, is regarded as an indication that global markets have become sanguine.
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the central banks’ central bank, has disclosed that the gross market … Read the rest
Attention is focused on gold, but a much steeper price slide in industrial commodities will benefit importing nations and hurt producing nations.
As can be seen from the table, prices of copper, aluminium, nickel, lead and zinc have crumbled … Read the rest