Our Economy and the World Issue 341


This week’s issue of “Our Economy and the World” includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • BBC: World Bank warns oil prices could reach $150 a barrel
  • Bloomberg: BOJ buys more bonds to slow rising yields a day after tweak
  • Bloomberg: Fed signals yield rise reduces need to hike, but door still open
  • Bloomberg: Brazil to keep pace of interest rate cuts amid global tensions

Special Analysis 

  • World Bank: Commodity Markets Outlook, October 2023: Under the Shadow of Geopolitical Risks

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Reuters: US stocks rally as Fed holds rates, prompts hope for end to hikes
  • CNBC: European stocks log worst month since September 2022