Observing news today one can easily get disappointed. However, things are getting better.
Crude markets fluctuate in wake of Hurricane Harvey
On Monday, crude markets fluctuated, with American crude ascending on output shutdowns while international Brent was suppressed by a flight into gold futures, reacting to a mighty North Korean nuclear test explosion.
American gasoline prices rebounded from a spike after the publication of emergency fuel stocks and also on signs that the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey to the Gulf coast energy infrastructure didn’t appear to be as bad as initially anticipated.
American West Texas Intermediate crude futures hit $47.42 barrel, just 13 cents higher their previous settlement.
Market participants told that this price surge was caused by crude output outages provoked by Hurricane Harvey.
Approximately 5.5% of the American Gulf of Mexico's crude output or 96,000 barrels of daily output, were still unavailable on Sunday, as the federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement informed.
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.
US Fed comes right on time with the crisis support program announcement. How does the stock market react?
We could gain from buying emerging-market currencies such as South African rand, Mexican peso and Brazilian real.
Here are the most important topics that will determine the dynamics of currencies, commodities and stocks on Thursday, April 9. N