Markets have ignored the impact of drought on inflation, bond yields and equities
Key agricultural commodity prices could cause an unexpected spike in US, European and Asian producer and consumer inflation. The key question is to what extent?
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The jury is still out on De Beers’ decision to enter the lab-grown gem market
The question is whether its two-prong strategy will succeed in disrupting the synthetic gem market and boost natural diamond sales.
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Rising US Treasury bond yields and a stronger dollar seen as contributing factors
GOLD bulls are puzzled why gold hasn’t performed in the face of geopolitical uncertainty and a surging oil price.
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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.
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