Constantin Gurdgiev

Constantin Gurdgiev

Constantin Gurdgiev: Oil’s bucking bull

Constantin Gurdgiev: Oil’s bucking bull

My best guess is that prices will stay north of $50 a barrel this year - but in this climate, nothing is certain

Constantin Gurdgiev: 'Eurogroup has ignored Brexit risks to Irish economy'

Constantin Gurdgiev: 'Eurogroup has ignored Brexit risks to Irish economy'

Briefings from ESM and IMF could jolt Dublin and Brussels out of complacency

Constantin Gurdgiev: Long-term Fed path may force ECB to act

Constantin Gurdgiev: Long-term Fed path may force ECB to act

Positives for Ireland, but 'normalisation' in US may lead to higher euro zone rates

Invested: Uncertain Futures and Crude Economics

Invested: Uncertain Futures and Crude Economics

We are in a new normal of systemically low oil prices, writes Constantin Gurdgiev

Constantin Gurdgiev: 2 key budget promises watered down by Finance Bill

Constantin Gurdgiev: 2 key budget promises watered down by Finance Bill

The 'worst specimen' of the vulture fund family will probably escape largely unscathed

COMMENT: Sorry, real Ireland, you're low on list of government priorities

COMMENT: Sorry, real Ireland, you're low on list of government priorities

Summer statement ignores quantitative easing that makes our debt affordable, writes Constantin Gurdgiev

Invested: The commodities rollercoaster

Invested: The commodities rollercoaster

Commodities markets worldwide are likely to remain highly volatile, writes Constantin Gurdgiev

Gurdgiev: Irish growth rate increasingly resembles imaginary numbers

Gurdgiev: Irish growth rate increasingly resembles imaginary numbers

ESRI's forecast fails to fully reflect economic uncertainty, writes Constantin Gurdgiev

Invested:Central bankers: their cure is worse than the disease

Invested:Central bankers: their cure is worse than the disease

The ‘Hero Central Banker’ was apparently scuppered by the oil price shock, but that was the outcome, not the cause, of the monetary policy’s failure to deliver a sustainable recovery

Constantin Gurdgiev: There will be blood...

Constantin Gurdgiev: There will be blood...

A global glut of oil has weighed on prices, and other commodities are also under pressure

Tense game of rouble roulette

Tense game of rouble roulette

Less than a month ago, Russian economic data posted surprisingly positive results. Growth was run...

Tense game of rouble roulette

Tense game of rouble roulette

In the long run, an economic crisis in Russia is a lose-lose proposition for all involved

Time for choice on farm subsidies

Time for choice on farm subsidies

Following a failure to agree on agricultural trade reforms at the last G8 summit, the United States is putting renewed pressure on Brussels to jump-start the stalled Doha trade round negotiations, just two months ahead of a major World Trade Organisa

Out of touch with economic reality: The EU agenda

Out of touch with economic reality: The EU agenda

You might think that after the failed EU constitutional referendums in France and the Netherlands, the bitter bickering over the new EU budget and the intransigence of Chirac and Schroeder at the G8 summit over agricultural subsidies, Brussels would

Irritainment and waffle in the adminisphere

Irritainment and waffle in the adminisphere

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