Laying the foundations for a market rebound
The European energy sector has underperformed the broader European market over the past three years by 3.4% on an annualised basis.
Too much focus on isolated events
The most significant consideration for all investors in the US is the actions of its Federal Reserve.
Oil prices could surprise on the upside
WTI fell 7% on Tuesday
Trading at $80.1 a barrel
Rhetoric will not halt rise in prices
Concern over central bank actions
Up 75% since lows seen in June 2017
Broke through 7,800 points
Highest since November 2014
Highest level since December 2014
Brent Crude hit $64.3 a barrel
Highest level since July 2015
Brent crude fell to $48
Inflows into crude oil ETPs
Brent Crude fell 0.8% to $53.51 a barrel
Index rose to 7,460 points before falling back
Brent crude fell 10% last week
Commodity markets have reached an inflection point
David Donora, head of commodities at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, takes a closer look at prospects for the different commodity sectors in the months ahead.