I’m a believer

Published at 12:43 12 Feb 2018 by

Crude markets have been dragged down by the general repricing in markets given rising interest rates and volatility. Counterintuitive as it may be, the reason that the market got spooked and built in prospects of more Fed hikes was positive economic data—US wage growth accelerated, PMIs in Eur…

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