Events in Libya pushed the oil price up. So what's the strategy to benefit from it?
Crude inches down in Asia following NKorea missile test
On Friday, crude went down in Asia right after North Korea tested another intermediate range ballistic missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido in the newest tit-for-tat with America as well as its allies for pushing UN economic sanctions. Additionally, market participants looked ahead to the fresh weekly American rig count data.
In New York, October delivery crude futures sank 0.52% being worth $46.93 a barrel. As for London’s trade, Brent futures declined 0.29% trading at $55.10 a barrel.
Overnight, crude settled at seven-week maximum underpinned by a pair of reports suggesting that ascending global crude demand could potentially stem the glut in oil supplies.
Oil futures opened the trading session on the front foot leaping above $50 a barrel for the first time in five weeks because market participants kept cheering Wednesday’s International Energy Agency report, which unveiled that global crude demand in 2017 will rise by the most since 2015.
The oil prices experienced significant losses amid the US-Iran tensions at the beginning of the year. What's next?
Iran retaliates, Donald Trump will announce the next step by the US today. Gold flies up to $1,600 per ounce.
To be considered an official law, the Brexit paper just needs a signature of the Queen now. How does that affect the GBP?
Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.
The European Central Bank will publish its monetary policy statement and announce the main refinancing rate on January 23 at 14:45 MT time.