crisis

OPEC Renews Agreement

OPEC Renews Agreement

Yesterday the Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries held their long-awaited summit in Vienna. OPEC members met the expectations of investors perfectly by agreeing to extend their current agreement to reduce oil…Read more
Catalonia: Spanish or Independent?

Catalonia: Spanish or Independent?

The European markets shook this week, as last weekend Catalonia, an autonomous area comprising four provinces in northeastern Spain, held a referendum and voted in support of its independence from…Read more
The North Korean Crisis

The North Korean Crisis

One could hardly go through this week without hearing about what is shaping up to be the biggest global issue right now: North Korea. The isolated communist state came under…Read more
The US vs. North Korea

The US vs. North Korea

While this week has been more or less quiet in terms of actual economic events affecting the financial markets, it was quite the opposite in terms of politics: this week…Read more
India & Its Missing Cash

India & Its Missing Cash

This week we turn to yet another corner of the world that is going through a crisis - India. Just a few weeks ago India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided…Read more
Italy in Crisis

Italy in Crisis

Throughout 2016 we experienced many political shocks, most notably Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump’s presidential win in the United States. Just when you think nothing…Read more