COVID-19

COVID-19 and Oil Prices

The COVID-19 has caused a retrenchment from riskier assets as the fallout has extended into the industrial sector, which has dropped in most advanced economies in recent months. A recovery in oil prices is likely over the medium-term from current levels, with an extended OPEC+ Russia agreement and a tentative recovery in China placing a …

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The Challenges of Sales Forecasting in the Second Year of Pandemic

Policymakers during COVID-19 operate in uncharted territory and must make tough decisions. Operational Research – the ubiquitous ‘science of better’ – plays a vital role in supporting this decision-making process. First spotted in Wuhan in China, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the most severe recession in nearly a century and, according to the OECD’s …

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