Oil dipped as the dollar strengthened ahead of central-bank meetings this week that are expected to lead to further monetary tightening, heightening concern among traders that economies could weaken. Brent crude fell almost 2% to below $90 a barrel, with markets in the U.K. and Japan shut for holidays. The dollar is trading near a record, making commodities priced in the currency more expensive. A raft of central-bank decisions from the US to Europe and Asia are scheduled as monetary policymakers try to tame inflation. Those bank interventions could come at the cost of economic growth . Concerns that a global slowdown will sap energy demand have put oil on track for its first quarterly decline in more than two years. “Aggressive rate hikes will eventually weigh on growth,” said Giovanni Staunovo, a commodity analyst at UBS Group AG. “The general drivers at the moment are risk off and […]