FDC Commodities Update – December 05, 2017

Dear Subscriber,

Long petrol queues resurface at Christmas time. Its Deja vu. Is this a politically motivated sabotage or a market aberration?

Structurally there is a enough supply in the market. However, restricted supply with pent up demand will create economic distortions.

In the global markets, Brent slipped to $62.45pb as US oil rig count increased to 746 rigs, the highest level since September 2017. This comes as a response to OPEC’s decision to extend output cuts.

Attached is a synopsis of the commodities market for the week

Enjoy your read!