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Rodrigo Catril discusses the lasting impact of the strike, which could see oil prices higher for months to come.

Brent Crude rose 20 percent at the market open on Monday morning, the biggest single move since the invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

The Reserve Bank believes the main domestic risk to the outlook is consumer spending.

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Unemployment has edged higher since earlier this year as strong employment growth has failed to keep pace with even stronger growth in the supply of labour.

Brent Crude rose 20 percent at the market open on Monday morning, the biggest single move since the invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

Crude oil markets may tighten significantly following weaponised drone attacks on the world’s largest oil refinery at Abqaiq on Saturday.

Attacks on the world’s largest oil refinery has hit global supplies hard.

The ECB is to reintroduce quantitative easing.

A stimulus boost from the ECB is widely anticipated.

Globally yields are on the rise again.

The Reserve Bank believes the main domestic risk to the outlook is consumer spending.

Bond yields have paved down across the world, driven by a sell-off in German bunds.

US payrolls numbers disappointed a little on Friday and China’s trade numbers over the weekend demonstrated what impact the trade war is having.

There’s been big moves on equities and bonds today as talks between the US and China appear to be back on.

The US dollar is weaker today on the back of positive developments in other parts of the world.

Very soon it’s likely that the UK parliament will take the first step to delaying Brexit, allowing for yet more negotiating time with the EU.

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