A closer look at the Mexican energy opening threatened by elections and the impact of volatility & inflation on the oil market.
- “After a prolonged period of low volatility on global stock markets, a marked increase in bond yields has spooked investors with the possibility of a return to an inflationary environment resulting from strong economic growth.”
- Mohammed Chunara, Associate Director, Energy & Natural Resources, KPMG in the UK
- “On 31 January, the National Hydrocarbon Commission (CNH) successfully auctioned off 19 out of 29 deep-water fields as part of the fourth phase of round two of the country’s emblematic energy reform.”
- Carlos Petersen, Eurasia Group Analyst, Latin America*
*Guest contributor for the February edition
"Faced by the recent rise in oil prices and softening of demand for its goods, the balance of China’s economy is being further pushed by the changing political landscape..."
, Director, Commodity & Energy Risk Management, KPMG in Singapore