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  • [New] Cyber risk: as data and analytics improve, Aon forecasts that cyber risk will move from complex and undermanaged into the insurance mainstream, where markets can adequately price and transfer risk. Actuarial Post
  • [New] The price of carbon in China is expected to rise from its current average of RMB38 per ton. updates-and-articles
  • [New] Record gas prices in Europe could hasten clearance for fuel supplies via Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany. Hart Energy
  • [New] Current oil production and near-term development will provide Warwick exposure to oil prices and the recovery in oil demand observed in the persistent decline in U.S. oil inventories. Hart Energy
  • [New] Small businesses are bearing the brunt of disruptions to global supply chains as the pandemic and geopolitical tensions push the price of shipping higher, new research has found. SmartCompany
  • [New] The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, rose after industry data showed a larger-than-expected drawdown in U.S. crude inventories and on expectations demand will rise as vaccination rollouts widen. The Globe and Mail
  • [New] Gold prices held above the key psychological level of $1,800 as the dollar and bond yields came under pressure after a tamer-than-expected rise in US inflation led to uncertainty on when the US central bank will begin tapering its asset purchases. Economic Times
  • [New] Oil prices gained on a larger than expected drawdown in crude oil stocks in the United States, with US crude gaining 0.51% to $70.82 a barrel and Brent crude rising 0.46% to $73.94 per barrel. Daily Business
  • [New] Ofgem, the energy regulator, has already been sounding the alarm that increasing wholesale gas prices will feed into all customer energy bills in the UK, while a host of suppliers have already announced price rises.
  • [New] UNCTAD believes the rise in food prices could pose a serious threat to vulnerable populations in the South, already financially weakened by the health crisis. UNCTAD
  • [New] A phaseout of oil and gas production would threaten hundreds of jobs, raise gas prices and make California more dependent on oil from foreign countries. AP News
  • [New] The gold market is holding its ground around $1,800 an ounce, and one chief investment strategist is expecting the price to remain range-bound as the Federal Reserve looks to shift its monetary policy and reduce its monthly bond purchases. Kitco News
  • [New] Zeroing in on the United States, data next week is forecast to show consumer prices rising by more than 5% for a third straight month in August. GoldSeek
  • [New] Apple's primary chip supplier has announced the biggest price hike in a decade and there have been repeated leaks that it will result in Apple increasing iPhone 13 prices. Forbes
  • [New] Even though many central banks are of the view that the recent rise in prices is temporary (last week the European Central Bank forecast that inflation will fall below its 2% target in 2022) there is a concern that inflationary pressures may persist for longer.
  • [New] Supply chain disruptions in the past year have pushed prices for building materials higher, and as pandemic-induced demand soared, prices for land increased as well. CNBC
  • [New] High nickel prices in the first half of 2021 will not be sustainable in 2022 and will remain high at least until the beginning of the year.
  • [New] Copper prices are expected to remain strong relative to historical averages until at least the end of 2022, as long-term structural deficits will keep copper prices high.
  • [New] Russia has limited pipeline exports to Europe because of high domestic demand, output disruptions and high liquified natural gas (LNG) prices related to Asia's economic recovery. Bruegel
  • [New] The platinum group metals have also seen producer selling, MKS goes on, squashing prices as there is no or very limited auto demand due to the chip shortage, [which is] clearly more severe than markets anticipated. BullionVault
  • [New] The current high price of coal will have a limited impact on encouraging Asian countries to switch to renewable energy sources in the short term. Nikkei Asia
  • [New] EUA prices are not high enough to drive near term fuel-switching at power plants in Europe but are instead staying at levels that will support gas-fired power margins in 2022. the weekly ledger

Last updated: 19 September 2021