The price of oil rose as much as 8% on Monday following the surprise announcement of a production cut of over one million barrels a day by OPEC+.
As a result, the soaring oil prices will likely mean interest rates will remain higher for longer as inflationary pressures are fuelled by the price rally.
There are 13 OPEC member countries within the OPEC+ group, mainly located in the Middle East, as well as ten non-OPEC countries, including Russia, Mexico, Read More
A global recession is now almost inevitable in 2020.
Monday has seen global stocks and government bond yields decline after oil prices nosedived by near to 30%, as I discuss in this short video.
This is oil’s sharpest one-day fall since the Gulf War in 1991, further driving the global stock market sell-off that got underway a fortnight ago on fears the Covid-19 outbreak will severely affect economic growth.
Every major stock market around the world is Read More