"May you live in interesting times," goes the apocryphal Chinese saying. Whether this is a curse, or a blessing is open to interpretation, as all pithy statements are.
Countries such as Mexico and Colombia affected
Is a more balanced market around the corner?
Crude futures seesaw between negative territory and recovery
Waning OPEC influence to change industry dynamics
Sustainable ETPs add $14.6bn
How to reignite a sector slowly losing its way
Commodities reverse outflows
Too much focus on isolated events
Oil prices could surprise on the upside
Affecting petrol prices
"rapid and far-reaching" economic changes required
Equity markets have seen a setback over the past couple of weeks, led by the US, and this has also hit the UK equity market.
Up 75% since lows seen in June 2017
Support and attractive valuations could release the potential of commodity stocks
Highest since November 2014
Focus on healthcare and energy
Energy ETFs performed well
Highest level since December 2014
Brent Crude hit $64.3 a barrel
Benefitting from oil price rise
Highest level since July 2015
After several years of extraordinary central bank intervention intended to provide monetary stimulus to ailing global economies, we are finally transitioning from quantitative easing (QE) to quantitative exit.