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Monday, 22 May 2017

From suspicion to engagement: OPEC, hedge funds and the Sistine Chapel | Reuters

From suspicion to engagement: OPEC, hedge funds and the Sistine Chapel | Reuters:

"It was an unconventional venue for an unusual encounter.

In the Vatican's Sistine Chapel in the summer of 2016, OPEC's new secretary general Mohammed Barkindo bumped into Citigroup's global head of commodities research Ed Morse.

Their chat, at an energy industry event held in the Chapel, led to a series of meetings that have reshaped the way the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries interacts with the hedge funds and trading houses that influence world oil markets."



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