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Brent Grapples With Rampant Greenback Whereas Provide Issues Stay

BRENT CRUDE OIL (LCOc1) ANALYSIS

  • Demand-side elements bolstered by potential Chinese language stimulus bundle.
  • Kazakhstan oil flows may very well be disrupted.
  • NFP in focus as greenback appears unstoppable.

BRENT CRUDE OIL FUNDAMENTAL BACKDROP

Brent crude oil stays above the $100/barrel mark after yesterday’s announcement that China plans to stimulate its economic system by way of a big stimulus bundle giving international commodities a raise. On the availability facet, restrictions within the move of Kazakhstan oil from the Black Sea resulting from oil spill infringements ought to assist bolster brent upside.

The EIA weekly storage report yesterday noticed U.S. inventories rising thus weighing on crude upside nevertheless, the extra prevalent limiting issue comes from the dollar and considerations round a worldwide recession. At present’s Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) launch might assist reverse the narrative however I might assume a big miss on the estimate would wish to happen to see some greenback weak point. As at all times, the Baker Highs rig depend is available in later this night however I don’t foresee a lot in the way in which of worth impression on crude costs.

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TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

BRENT CRUDE (LCOc1) DAILY CHART

Crude Oil Update: Brent Grapples With Rampant Dollar While Supply Concerns Remain

Chart ready by Warren Venketas, IG

Price motion on the each day brent crude chart sees the important thing space round $104.92 holding as resistance for now. Whereas the momentum stays bearish as reveals by the Relative Energy Index (RSI), there is a component of uncertainty by way of a directional bias. The greenback doesn’t seem like letting up at this level and will proceed to weigh negatively on brent costs short-term.

Key resistance ranges:

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IG CLIENT SENTIMENT: MIXED

IGCS reveals retail merchants are marginally NET SHORT onCrude Oil, with 51% of merchants at present holding lengthy positions (as of this writing). At DailyFX we sometimes take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment nevertheless, after latest modifications in positioning we choose a short-term cautious bias.

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