News stories on the stock market crash

Why it happened, what it means and what is in store for global petrochemicals

 

Below is a selection of news stories published by ICIS following this major market development.

ICIS VIEW: Dutch gas storage reform needed

LONDON (ICIS)--The future of the Dutch storage industry will need government intervention as the impending closure of the country’s Groningen field... Wed, 17 Oct 2018

US October propylene contracts roll over

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US October propylene contracts settled at a rollover for the majority of the market, sources confirmed, amid supply and demand... Tue, 16 Oct 2018

Europe top stories: weekly summary

LONDON (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Europe for the week ended 12 October. EPCA ’18: Economic uncertainty, upward pressure on... Mon, 15 Oct 2018

Global economic outlook out of sync

Headwinds are starting to throw the global economic upswing out of sync. After a meaningful uplift this year in US and European economies, especially... Thu, 11 Oct 2018

Europe chems stocks fall amid global stock market rout

LONDON (ICIS)--European chemicals and petrochemicals shares fell on Thursday amid a market sell-off in indices across the globe, as investors worry... Thu, 11 Oct 2018

EPCA ’18: 'High odds' for no-deal Brexit to hit chems hard, adds to gloomy global outlook - KPMG

VIENNA (ICIS)--The chemical industry’s supply chain will greatly suffer from a disorderly UK departure from the EU, with this being just one of many... Thu, 11 Oct 2018

Podcast: What does "Black Monday" mean for petchems?

ICIS Americas deputy news editor and senior correspondent Al Greenwood explains factors that contributed to the decline and examines how energy and petrochemical companies have been affected.

Chemicals and the economy

Guest blogger, Paul Hodges looks behind today's headlines and studies key influencers shaping the chemical industry over the next 12-18 months. He takes a closer look at oil prices, economic growth and the environment among other things and has written many blog entries around the recent stock market crash.

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