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February 22, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: WTI crude oil prices reach a multi-year maximum as concerns grow over potential disruption of energy supplies from Russia

European Shares European shares climbed on Tuesday as most benchmarks register corrective bullish moves following Monday’s massive sell-off on equity markets. Ukraine-Russia tensions continue to simmer and dent market sentiment this week, especially after President Putin ordered military forces to what he recognized as “separatist areas”, leading the current conflict to another dimension. With geopolitical…

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February 15, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Gold prices touch a seven-month maximum

Oil WTI crude oil prices eased down from the seven-year maximums reached during the previous session. Tension between Russia and the West over the potential invasion of Ukraine, has been one of the main factors behind the recent increases in the price of the barrel, with traders pricing-in the increasing likelihood of an armed conflict…

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February 14, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Unease spreads in the markets over the possibility of a Russian invasion of Ukraine

GOLD Early Monday trading saw gold hedging down from the 2022 maximums reached on Friday, albeit not by much as geopolitical tension continues to build up. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is, according to several Western authorities, imminent, and the markets are reacting by seeking safe-haven assets, in a dynamic that strongly supports the precious metal.…

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August 13, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: The greenback has been on a rollercoaster ride

EUROPEAN SHARES  European shares are extending yesterday’s gains amid a rising appetite for riskier assets ahead of the weekend. Even though the Delta variant keeps weighing on market sentiment in many regions like Asia, investors are optimistic about countries with more aggressive vaccination programs in place, such as Europe and the US. Apart from Madrid,…

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