Observing news today one can easily get disappointed. However, things are getting better.
Crude earns in Asia on mixed US inventory picture
On Thursday, crude prices rebounded in Asia because market participants saw buying opportunity on overnight sag on mixed American inventory data.
The US record refinery runs are actually drawing down oil stocks, although gasoline produced isn’t seeing expected sturdy demand. It’s because the summer driving season heads for a close.
In New York, September delivery crude futures rallied 0.24% being worth $46.89. In London, Brent futures soared 0.44% reaching $50.49 a barrel.
Overnight, oil settled lower because data showing that American crude output grew to its highest value for two years compensated a slump in supplies of American crude for a seventh-straight week.
Crude had been sagging for the third-straight day. A report from the Energy Information Administration unveiled that crude stockpiles edged down by more than expected the previous week, and it failed to tame worries over a soar in production.
XAU/USD reversed down from the $1,700 area and dropped to $1,586 on March 12.
Oil market crashed after OPEC+ didn’t agree on production cuts. What’s next? Let’s see what bank analysts have to say about this.
WTI was at $20 per barrel just in the beginning of the day. Currently - above 25$.
27,000 people became unemployed in private sector
The US Non-farm payrolls, also known as NFP, will be published on April 3, at 15:30 MT time.