Western countries are trying to find other options for oil and gas supplies after a 10th package of sanctions, which will put more pressure on Russian oil and decrease global oil supply. Italy, for example, is in talks with Libya.
USD/ZAR is in a triangle
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 14.34; TP 14.28; SL 14.36
USD/ZAR met the resistance of the line connecting September, March and May highs in the 14.50 area and formed a candlestick with a long upper wick on D1. The pair is consolidating in a triangle and may revisit its lower border provided by the support line since the start of 2019. The pattern on H4 resembles a “Head and Shoulders”. A decline below 14.35 will open the way down to 14.28/25.
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