Stockmarkets continue to react positively to the quantitative easing from the European Central Bank.
International Energy Agency predicts slower growth from non-Opec producers and says “signs are mounting the tide will turn” for the oil price.
China ups crude oil imports by nearly 20 per cent in December but the oil price slips to $45.
Commentators fear oil price slide may only be arrested when global demand picks up.
Price of oil reaches a five-and-a-half year low to hit $49.9 per barrel.
The price of Brent crude oil fell below $60 per barrel, lumping pressure on an already challenged Russian economy.
Analysis & Opinion
Investment Adviser asks three experts for their outlook on a selection of asset classes for the next three months.
Investments| Nov 20, 2014
Henderson manager has added between 4-5% to equities across ‘pretty much all funds’.
Nov 19, 2014
Sentiment to the precious metal is holding up well despite the recent price falls
From Special Report: Multi-Asset Investing - November 2014| Nov 14, 2014
Gold has disappointed in 2014, so is there still hope for the asset class.
Nov 04, 2014
As Brent Crude tumbles to $85 a barrel, resource fund managers say the sector is ripe for a recovery.
Interview| Nov 03, 2014
Duncan Goodwin, head of resources at Barings, tells Ellie Duncan about working in the oil industry and pursuing a career in equity markets.
Oct 27, 2014
A good fund management pairing, but concerns over its size.
Oct 27, 2014
Finding good-value companies.