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Cornelia Meyer

Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.

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Who will cut through the Gordian knot of Brexit negotiations?

Wednesday’s meeting was supposed to be the EU summit where leaders crossed the t’s and dotted the i’s of the UK’s withdrawal agreement. The final document was then to go to the UK, the EU and the other 27 member parliaments for ratification. That would have enabled an orderly Brexit.

October 18, 2018

Volatility is the name of the game in oil markets

All eyes will be on the oil market this week. The driver will be geopolitical worries surrounding developments in the Middle East. This comes against the backdrop of a market that is tighter than it has been in more than a decade. 

October 15, 2018

North America trade treaty is welcome, but China row still looms large

It went down to the wire, but a deal was reached between Canada and the US to salvage their accord with Mexico, saving the trilateral nature of North America’s trade relationship. 

October 01, 2018

Why Turkey and Europe will have to grin and bear each other

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Germany on an official visit. It comes with all the pomp and circumstance reserved for such occasions — military honors, a state banquet at President Steinmeier’s official residence and, of course, talks with the chancellor and the president.

September 29, 2018