Flashback- Events that shook the financial markets in 2016

As per the Chinese calendar, 2016 was the year of the monkey. Well. It behaved like one. Last year, was like an earthquake which shook the global markets and wiped off trillions of dollars from the market. It was like a situation when you wake up from a nightmare only to realize that you weren’t sleeping and it is real. In spite of terrible global blunders, we step into 2017 with a “glass half full” approach. And before we do that, let us do a flashback of the movers and…

Doha’s Ark

The whole world’s eyes are on the Shivering Sunday when at least 15 OPEC and Non- OPEC members will sit together for the first time in 15 years and play the never ending saga of ‘Balanced Output’. Not that I am not a fan of OPEC meetings and their rolled over talks but it’s still April and we can be fooled. While the world is witnessing a civil war onscreen between Iron Man and Captain America on one hand and a possible third world war off screen if Donald Trump…

OPEC- Transparent or OPAQUE

Finally, the end of the year has begun with Dramatic December. I am sure all you jokers had a great year, well you can say that because you are not Crude Oil. Let me read you a page from Crude Oil’s personal diary. Date- Ultra Pathetic Year                                                                                   Place- Rock…