6 charts illustrating how Qatari assets performed since a Saudi Arabia-led group of nations severed economic and diplomatic ties with the gas-rich country on June 5, 2017.
The combination of torrid U.S. production, refiners' shale-processing-capacity crunch, infrastructure bottlenecks and exponential yet limited export growth is depressing domestic prices and widening the WTI-Brent spread to levels not seen since 2015.
The data confirms a picture of an economy in a gradual cyclical slowdown, at a time when it is facing risks ranging from trade tensions with the U.S. to an ongoing campaign to curb excessive debt.
Vitor Constancio has a message for his successors at the European Central Bank: their job will look very different from his.
Bloomberg Intelligence emerging market strategy analyzes the impact a stronger dollar is having on currency and spread attribution across the asset class. In U.S. credit, we review supply technicals, and evaluate the implications for high yield and investment grade bond indices.
In emerging markets, local-currency government bonds are losing their yield advantage over dollar-denominated peers, and a stronger greenback doesn't bode well. In U.S. rates, higher TIPS real yield and inflation breakevens may apply upward pressure to 10-year rates, as dealer positioning remains concentrated in the front end.
Qatar raised $12 billion in its first dollar bond sale in two years, surpassing its estranged neighbor Saudi Arabia to issue the biggest dollar bond from an emerging-market nation this year.
Bloomberg’s Global Equity League Table Report for Q1 2018.
Bloomberg’s Global Fixed Income League Table Report for Q1 2018.
Bloomberg’s Global Syndicated Loans League Table Report for Q1 2018.