08.11.2019: RUB to end week lower (Brent, USD/RUB)

Oil prices moved lower after gaining ground yesterday. With a huge 1.40% gain in the New York trade, Brent crude jumped to a six-week high. A visible progress in the US-China trade deal has positively influenced the Russian currency. However, during early session today, both the ruble and the oil were trading in the negative territory. Today, fundamental […]

Save now for the rainy day – Central bank warns government

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned the federal and states goverment of the consequences of not saving for the ‘rainy day’. The warning comes as oil prices maintain a sustained recovery averaging $57 per barrel with consequent increase in oil revenue distributed monthly to the federal, states and local governments. Daily Trust reports that rising from […]

Want to Make a Big Bet on Oil Prices? Try Measuring Shadows | WSJ

(projector buzzing) – [Narrator] This is the world’s largest oil processing plant, located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Early on Saturday, September 14th, a series of explosions rocked the facility, and the world woke to see it burning. – [Reporter] Satellite images show thick black smoke billowing from the Aramco Oil Facility in Abqaiq. – [Reporter] […]

Geopolitics of Vietnam

spanning in the easternmost coastline of Indochina the Socialist Republic of Vietnam occupies one of the most demanding physical environments imaginable from a policymaking standpoint a history of inviting foreign occupation and exploitation reveal that there is a fixed pattern in the geopolitics of Vietnam I’m your host Shivan and welcome to Caspian report before we continue many […]