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RBC's geopolitical expert Helima Croft and the global research team decode the evolving power dynamics around critical energy, commodities, security and climate issues.


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Further conflict expansion in the Middle East could move oil materially higher: RBC's Helima Croft

Helima Croft, head of global commodity strategy at RBC Capital Markets, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss OPEC+ and its latest update on oil production cuts and why she's bullish on oil.

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Not seeing a ‘significant slowdown’ in oil demand, says RBC’s Helima Croft

Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets global head of commodity strategy, joins ‘Closing Bell Overtime’ to talk the state of the crude oil market as prices climb after slipping last week.

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Israel, Saudi Arabi were close to normalizing ties

Helima explain the connection between the Israel and Hamas conflict and the current oil price spike, potential global impacts with Iran and Saudi Arabia.

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Big question for markets is what role Iran had in the Hamas attack

Helima appeared on CNBC’s ‘The Exchange’ to discuss the impact warfare in Gaza has on energy markets, normalization talks with Saudi Arabia strained over the Israel-Hamas conflict, and the potential for Biden to tighten Iranian oil supplies entering the United States.

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