Iran’s Oil Tanker Leverage Game

July 19, 2019/OilPrice.com A couple of weeks ago we have run a special report, breaking down Iran’s actions against the background of the Trump Administration ending all waivers and levying a full-on sanctions regime on Teheran. A discriminating reader might have even foreseen the ongoing tanker wars – after all, […]

Oil Capped By Shaky Demand Outlook

July 19, 2019/OilPrice.com Oil held up in Friday afternoon trading, showing some resistance to the continued selling of the last couple of days Friday, July 19, 2019 Oil prices fell this week on rising fears of weakening demand and a renewed supply surplus. Iran proposes new nuclear deal. Iran has […]

Blockchain Offers Efficiency but Untested in Securitization-Fitch

July 19, 2019/Fitch Ratings Blockchain distributed ledger technology (blockchain or DLT) has the potential to improve the transparency and execution time of traditional securitizations and covered bonds, says Fitch Ratings. However, blockchain is largely untested in securitization and covered bonds and is currently narrowly applied. While Fitch acknowledges the transactional […]