Syria hysteria creates turmoil on global markets
Syria tensions fanned market anxiety this week with oil reaching a two-year high, as safe haven gold surged and global equities slumped. Katie Pilbeam talks to a leading London brokerage company, BGC Partners, to assess the potential damage to the global economy, already plagued with uncertainty. And Belarus raises the stakes in the Potash War by arresting the visiting Uralkali CEO, who was in town for what he thought (mistakenly) was a civilized business meeting. Plus corporate news with details of the billion-dollar deals struck at Moscow’s MAKS international air show. RT in-house trader Sean Thomas reveals the details of his personal portfolio with his own oil stock experience, despite being visually impaired – he needs to make some serious cash fast, so he can see straight again!