Market Insights


Falling European Energy Prices & Market Sentiment

The energy crisis has ballooned into one of the key economic factors of 2022. With rising global inflation and the so-called cost-of-living crisis dominating headlines, rising gas prices are front and centre for markets. 


Crude Oil Price: Weak Growth & Energy Rationing

There has been a significant breakdown in crude oil prices this week. WTI crude fell below $90 while Brent is back under the psychologically and technically significant $100 level.


Oil giants turn to green technologies

The fight against climate change and government efforts to move towards green energy sources have brought green hydrogen technologies to the forefront. The war in Ukraine and Western efforts to accelerate ...


Oil price: SPR release and Iran deal to overcome Russian shortfall?

One of the key market themes of 2022 has been excessive volatility in oil markets with the war in Ukraine, a record SPR release, OPEC and a new Iran deal all active considerations.


Crises  bring opportunities in renewables

The recent geopolitical crisis and a likely ban on Russian oil and gas exports are bringing energy security back in focus. Governments have focused on promoting renewable energy ...


European LNG prices turn parabolic. What happened?

European liquid natural gas (LNG) prices are back at record highs over the threat of supply disruptions from Russia as the country sabre rattles with Ukraine and NATO.


COP26: closing gaps but not solving the problem

COP26 ended a week ago. While the world is still too slow reacting to climate change, we are making progress and changes are happening. What does it mean for investors?


How electricity could become a tradeable commodity

Could electricity become an easily tradeable commodity that countries could exchange in real time? Progress is being made towards building an EU grid that would eliminate geographical constraints and distribute energy around the continent. Here’s ...


Energy sector outperformance and European upsides

Booming commodities, and upside potential for European energy majors suggest energy cyclical outperformance could continue into the next year.  


Global markets ‘’quick take’’ as we enter Q4

We end Q3 this week and prepare for Q4 by looking at the current macro markets—there is a lot of reshuffling happening around energy and industrials. Countries want to control supply chain led inflation—especially China—and ...


Top 5 energy commodity performers of 2021

After years of disappointment, commodity markets are now boiling hot! In fact, four fifths of commodities have seen their prices surpass ...


How Japan could spark up the global hydrogen market

Hydrogen was always dismissed for its high cost and inconvenience. But Japan could be the country that shakes the status quo, starting up a fire that might spark a movement on the entire planet. Here is the ...


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