Midweek News 17Oct


Source: EIA (Oct 2012)

Central Banks

  • Bernanke Calls For Emerging Market Currency Appreciation. (WSJ)
  • China Central Bank Focused On Inflation Before Growth. (Business Recorder)
  • Head of Zimbabwe Central Bank’s Take On QE3. (Mises SA Blog)


  • EU Plans Major New Sanctions Against Iran. (Reuters)
  • EU Bans Imports Of Iranian Gas To European Countries. (RT) 
  • Cyber War: New Flame-Linked Malware Detected. (RT)

Supply/Demand & Markets

  • API: +3.7mil v +1.7mil exp. (Reuters)
  • EIA: +2.9mil v +1.7mil exp. (EIA)
  • Are Position Limits Necessary? (Platts)