Tag: Feedbacks

  • Oil Prices: fundamentals or speculation?

    By: Christopher Allsopp , Bassam Fattouh

    In this presentation, Christopher Allsopp and Bassam Fattouh discuss the recent rise in oil prices to around $135 per barrel, arguing that the diminution of feedbacks has destabilised long term expectations of oil prices. This has resulted in an unlocking of the back end of the futures curve, leading to ‘indeterminacy’ and great uncertainty about […]