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Dirhams & Dollars, Ep 3: North Korea, Oil, and Gold

With recent events in the North Korea shaking the markets, we look at this week’s most important upcoming events

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DUBAI: In this episode, Scott, Sarah, and Ed discuss the effects of current tensions in the Korean Peninsula on commodities such as gold and oil.

They analyse the outlook for oil this year, and the potential impact of war, and political instability in Europe, on the price of Brent.

Sarah gives a preview of this week’s Cityscape event in Abu Dhabi, by looking at the property market in the capital, and explaining the shift away from luxury developments towards the middle of the market.

The episode closes out with a few thoughts about Trump’s dollar comments last week, and a few comments on the upcoming quarterly results.