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Africa FICC – Africa Accounts for An Estimated 9% of World Oil Output in 2016

Culled—Proshare April 19, 2018/Ecobank Research Middle Africa’s Oil & Gas Sector Africa is a relatively small producer of hydrocarbons for the world market, accounting for an estimated 9% of world… Read more »

A Window of Opportunity Remains Open: The IMF MD’s Global Policy Agenda Update

April 19, 2018/IMF The momentum behind the cyclical global expansion remains strong. But escalating trade conflicts and financial market volatility highlight downside risks beyond the next several quarters. To sustain… Read more »

A Bumpy Road Ahead

April 18, 2018/IMF Outlook for Financial Stability Despite ongoing monetary policy normalization in some advanced economies and some signs of firming inflation, global financial conditions are still very accommodative relative… Read more »

IMF Says World Growth Strengthened 3.8% in 2017

April 18, 2018/IMF World growth strengthened in 2017 to 3.8 percent, with a notable rebound in global trade. It was driven by an investment recovery in advanced economies, continued strong growth… Read more »

IMF Releases the April 2018 World Economic Outlook

17/4/2018/IMF EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The upswing in global investment and trade continued in the second half of 2017. At 3.8 percent, global growth in 2017 was the fastest since 2011. With… Read more »

WFE, Oliver Wyman joint report examines the pivotal role of market infrastructures in ensuring market integrity

April 12, 2018/WFE The World Federation of Exchanges (“The WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and central counterparties (CCPs), today published a joint report with global management consultancy Oliver… Read more »

Shrugging Off Trade War, Oil Holds Gains

March 27, 2018/ Urgent: Before we take a look at this week’s data, we would like to inform you that we’ve just published a special report on a breakthrough technology… Read more »

Why Are Oil Prices Soaring?-OilPrice Intelligence Report

March 20, 2018/ In today’s newsletter, we will take a quick look at some of the critical figures and data in the energy markets this week.  We will then look… Read more »

Bearish News Fails To Subdue Oil Prices

March 16, 2018/OilPrice Intel Oil prices jumped on Friday despite an increase in the rig count, rising U.S. production and a subdued decline in oil inventories. Friday, March 16, 2018… Read more »

Addressing the Dark Side of the Crypto World

March 13, 2018/IMFBlog by Christine Lagarde Whether Bitcoin’s value goes up or Bitcoin’s value goes down, people around the world are asking the same question: What exactly is the potential… Read more »