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John Kemp

Hedge funds sell oil as global economy slows: Kemp

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LONDON (John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own.)

RPT-COLUMN-Hedge funds sell oil as global economy slows: Kemp

9:00pm EDT

LONDON, Aug 19 Hedge funds cut their bullish positions in petroleum last week for the second week running as anxiety about the slowing global economy and oil consumption trumped optimism over production restraint by OPEC and its allies.

RPT-COLUMN-U.S. auto sector outlook is softening: Kemp

Aug 18 2019

LONDON, Aug 16 U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running into headwinds as well.

Column: U.S. auto sector outlook is softening

Aug 16 2019

LONDON U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running into headwinds as well.

COLUMN-U.S. auto sector outlook is softening: Kemp

Aug 16 2019

LONDON, Aug 16 U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running into headwinds as well.

Column: Britain's blackout raises questions about reliability

Aug 15 2019

LONDON Britain’s widespread power outage last Friday, which cut electricity to hundreds of thousands of homes and hit parts of the rail network, has raised uncomfortable questions about the reliability of the electricity system.

COLUMN-Britain's blackout raises questions about reliability: Kemp

Aug 15 2019

LONDON, Aug 15 Britain’s widespread power outage last Friday, which cut electricity to hundreds of thousands of homes and hit parts of the rail network, has raised uncomfortable questions about the reliability of the electricity system.

RPT-COLUMN-Global motor manufacturing slump hits oil demand: Kemp

Aug 13 2019

LONDON, Aug 13 Global vehicle production is falling at the fastest rate since the financial crisis - depressing manufacturing output, freight and the consumption of oil and other commodities.

Global motor manufacturing slump hits oil demand: Kemp

Aug 13 2019

LONDON Global vehicle production is falling at the fastest rate since the financial crisis - depressing manufacturing output, freight and the consumption of oil and other commodities.

RPT-COLUMN-Hedge funds polarised on oil by economy and supply threats: Kemp

Aug 12 2019

LONDON, Aug 13 Hedge fund managers remain deeply divided about what matters more for the future direction of oil – intensifying fears about a global recession or Saudi Arabia’s production cuts and other supply disruptions.

World News

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel.