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Commodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Relative calm unlikely to lastAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — High stocks will overshadow lower cotton productionIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — US steel prices should pick upAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Data Response — Asia Cocoa Grindings (Q1 2015)Commodities Overview > Commodities Data Response — China & Euro-zone Flash PMIs (Apr.)Energy > Energy Watch — Return of Iranian oil unlikely to budge Saudi ArabiaAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Chart Book — Weather conditions start to take centre stagePrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Light at the end of the tunnel for platinum pricesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Region’s politics take another twistEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Flash PMIs (Apr.)
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — EM growth sinks as BRICs woes deepenUK Markets > UK Markets Chart Book — Markets underestimating potential election impactGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Will the rally in emerging market equities continue?Energy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — The EC’s case against Gazprom – the key pointsIndia Economics > India Markets Monitor — Equity rally losing steamUK Economics > UK Economics Update — Election set to have bigger market impact than previous onesEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Can Greece default and stay in the euro?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — The implications of a fall in EM dollar GDPIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Data Response — Global Steel Production (Mar.)
Global Economics > Global Economics Update — Further slowdown in China will not stifle growth elsewhereLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Reasons to remain upbeat on MexicoPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Why isn’t gold doing better despite “Grexit” risks?Energy > Energy Update — Oil prices still face many headwindsIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Stock Monitor — Stocks only tell half the storyCommodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Recovery in oil prices gathers paceAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Outlook for cocoa prices remains bitterGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Greek crisis still threatens global marketsEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — Will QE spur a revival in investment?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Will the use of JGBs as collateral hamper QQE?
Global Markets > Emerging Markets Markets Chart Book — Sun to continue shining on EM equitiesEnergy > OPEC Watch — OPEC production boosted by record Saudi outputEnergy > Energy Chart Book — Ups and downs in the Middle East drive oil pricesChina Economics > China Economics Update — Equity boom propping up GDP growth, for nowGlobal Markets > Developed Markets Valuation Monitor — What is the relative valuation of euro-zone equities?UK Economics > UK Quarterly Review — Don’t underestimate the economy’s hidden slackPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Dollar strength alone is a poor reason to dismiss goldEnergy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Can the rally in lead prices be sustained?Commodities Overview > Commodities Update — Four and a half reasons not to worry about China’s slowdown
Commodities Overview > Commodities Markets Chart Book — Weaker dollar provides a breatherLatin America Economics > Latin America Watch — Strong dollar unlikely to trigger a re-run of Lat Am crisesEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Industrial Production (Feb.)Global Markets > Global Markets Update — What next for UK Gilts?Commodities Overview > Commodities Update — China’s commodity import volumes bounce back in MarchEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Italian Industrial Production (Feb.)Canada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Weaker currency will partly cushion hit from low oil pricesCommodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Oil shrugs off Iran dealAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — More bad news for grain & soybean pricesEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — Oil and euro boosts to growth will fade next year
Industrial Metals > Industrial Metals Chart Book — Metals prices searching for directionGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — How will gilts fare following the UK election?Energy > Energy Update — Oil spreads to continue narrowingEuropean Economics > ECB Watch — ECB to downplay early taper talkAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Data Response — USDA Weekly Export Sales (2nd Apr.)This article appears in multiple services — Trade (Feb.)China Economics > China Economics Update — Outbound FDI won't eclipse inward FDI any time soonEnergy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Markets Monitor — Agriculturals continue to lagEuropean Economics > European Economic Outlook — Recovery prospects clouded by Greece
Global Economics > Global Economics Chart Book — Global growth to recover after weak Q1Industrial Metals > Industrial Metals Data Response — Indonesia Tin Exports (Mar.)UK Economics > UK Economics Chart Book — Inflation is dead, but should rise again before longEnergy > Energy Update — Iranian oil likely to come back to the market, just not yetLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Big falls in the Brazilian real are probably behind usJapan Economics > Japan Chart Book — Broad-based weakness supports case for more easingGlobal Markets > Developed Markets Chart Book — US corporate bonds should weather Fed tighteningCommodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Calm before the (next) storm?China Economics > China Watch — Policymakers still have plenty of ammunitionPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Chart Book — Precious metals prove their worth
Agricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Palm oil price to continue fallingGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Valuation Monitor — Will Russia’s sovereign credit spread keep falling?Global Economics > Global Economics Update — ECB trumps Bank of Japan?Energy > Energy Update — No light at the end of the tunnel for coal pricesIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals & Mining Watch — Pain before gain for aluminium pricesIndia Economics > RBI Watch — RBI won’t need to follow the FedCommodities Overview > Commodities Economics Chart Book — Commodities remain in thrall to the dollarAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — What does an iron ore price of $50 mean for Australia?Energy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — In the footsteps of the Fed?
Agricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Ample US grain and soybean stocks to push prices lowerGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Will the ECB’s QE provide more fuel for euro-zone bonds?Global Markets > Global Markets Update — Markets still under-pricing “Grexit” risksEuropean Economics > European Chart Book — Consumers drive the recoveryLatin America Economics > Latin America Markets Monitor — Currency rout rules out further policy easingEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Markets Monitor — Currencies and equity markets drop backAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Markets unfazed by Nigeria election so farEnergy > Energy Update — European gas prices heading back downMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia simply taking a long-term view of the oil marketChina Economics > China Markets Monitor — Chinese equities surge to seven-year high
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Yemen crisis weighs on region’s equity marketsEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Is a weak rupiah a threat to Indonesia?Agricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Lumber price to rise despite higher interest ratesCommodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Middle East tensions boost oil pricesPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Silver outshining goldIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Zinc to continue to outperformEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — Euro-zone consumers look ready to start spendingLatin America Economics > Latin America Chart Book — Currency sell-off puts paid to further policy looseningGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — The dollar and the US stock market – a historical perspectiveEnergy > Energy Update — Fallout from Yemen
Agricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Tighter market to push coffee prices higherMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — First thoughts on the escalating conflict in YemenGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Capital Flows Monitor — Investors regain their appetite for EM assetsEnergy > Energy Watch — A year of two halvesAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — Nigerian politics take centre stageIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Focus — Analysing the drivers of the nickel priceEnergy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportUS Economics > US Chart Book — Slump in productivity growth could be pivotalEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — Central Europe shaping up well at the start of 2015European Economics > European Data Response — German Ifo Survey (Mar.)
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Saudi Arabia refuses to budgeEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Currency strength one reason Asian rates will stay low, for nowAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Watch — What hope for sugar prices?Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Chart Book — Exports take a turn for the worseIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Possible flaws in the ‘‘iron ore plan’’European Economics > European Economics Update — Portugal’s good news should be treated with cautionGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Too soon to call the turn in the dollarAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Cotton price to fall despite market moving into deficitUS Economics > US Economics Update — Are lower oil prices a net negative for the US after all?Commodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Dovish Fed cheers commodity markets
US Economics > US Economics Weekly — Does the Fed most fear a potential bond market rout?Industrial Metals > Industrial Metals Data Response — Global Steel Production (Feb.)European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Greece still hanging by a threadEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Currency weakness concentrated in low-saving EMsEnergy > Energy Update — Time to think again about US natural gas prices?India Economics > India Markets Monitor — Fed policy unlikely to have major impact on rupeeEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — A looming fall in gas exports adds to concerns in RussiaAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Chart Book — Dollar heat wilts agricultural pricesCommodities Overview > Commodities Markets Chart Book — Stronger dollar dominatesCommodities Overview > Commodities Update — Fed tightening still a near-term threat, but can be offset
Global Markets > Global Markets Update — What to make of the Fed’s new projectionsEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — SNB will have to act against the franc before longUK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Update — Will the stronger pound undermine hotel returns?Industrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Lead demand to pick up this yearPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Gold prices to rebound despite higher US interest ratesEnergy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Krona’s rise forces Sweden’s Riksbank to ease policy againEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Trade & Construction (Jan.)Africa Economics > Africa Outlook — A difficult year aheadMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Floating currencies in the Gulf a long way off
Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Update — What does the US Fed mean for Australia and New ZealandGlobal Markets > Developed Markets Valuation Monitor — Will the New Zealand dollar remain overvalued?UK Markets > UK Markets Analyst — Political risks may check sterling’s rallyEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Markets Monitor — Ukrainian bonds fall further as debt talks startEnergy > Energy Update — New lows for US oil price unlikely to be sustainedEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — How worried should we be about the strong dollar?China Economics > China Chart Book — Policymakers strike sanguine noteCommodities Overview > Commodities Update — What do China’s prospects mean for commodity prices?Energy > OPEC Watch — OPEC production fall only temporary