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Cornelia Meyer

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

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OPEC+ to ease oil curbs starting next month

The ministers of OPEC+, an alliance of the OPEC countries, and 10 friendly nations under the leadership of Russia met virtually on Thursday. The ministers decided to release an incremental supply of around 2 million barrels per day (bpd) on the market between May and July.

April 02, 2021

Going into the OPEC+ meeting, oil markets are still affected by COVID-19

This is an important week for oil markets. 

March 29, 2021

Why what happens in the US does not stay there

Tuesday and Wednesday saw the much-anticipated Congressional testimony of US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell and Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen.

March 26, 2021

Turkey: Why central bank governors matter

What unfolded in Turkey over the weekend proved that central bank policies matter, as does the person who runs the institution.

March 23, 2021

Maintaining the dividend promise of $75bn is a smart move for Saudi Aramco

Resilient, dependable and forward-looking is what comes to mind when looking at Saudi Aramco’s full year results for 2020.

The world’s largest oil company, and its second largest company by market cap after Apple, emerged well from what was the industry’s most challenging year.

March 21, 2021

$131 trillion needed to finance global energy transition, says IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) released a preview of its World Energy Transitions Outlook, just in time for the 7th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue.

March 16, 2021

Not all emerging markets are born equal

The upside of categories is that they enable observers to analyze macroeconomic trends with ease. The downside is that they paint pictures with too broad a brush and bear the inherent risk of comparing apples to pears.

March 16, 2021

$1.9 trillion question: The good and bad in the US COVID-19 stimulus package

On Wednesday, Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package passed through Congress. The much-discussed question was whether it was too big and targeted enough, or whether it posed a danger of overheating the economy.

March 12, 2021