Global Matters Weekly – 14 February 2022

The Boutique Premium

by Gary Moglione

“The one area in which bigger certainly may not be better is performance”

Market Snapshot

  • Global equities fell -0.7% last week
  • President Biden yesterday spoke with Ukraine leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy and promised to act “swiftly” in the event of Russian aggression
  • Brent crude rose +1.3% to $94.44 a barrel, an eight-week rally, over concerns that Russian energy supplies could be disrupted by a Ukrainian invasion
  • Gold increased by +2.8% to $1858.76