Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is scheduled to meet on January 4.
Crude's prices fall on the inventories' release
The release of crude oil inventories earlier today showed a surprise increase in the number of barrels. The output rose by 2.4 million barrels (vs. the expected decline by 2.9 million).
- The price for WTI tested June's support at $50.72. If this level is broken, the price will be vulnerable to the fall towards the $50 level. After the break of that support, pay attention to the $48.46 level. From the upside, the key resistance levels lie at $53.30-$53.73, $54.4 and $55.6.
- Brent slid to the support at $55.53. If this level is broken, it will increase the chance of reaching the $54.70 level. After that, the January's lows at $52.8 will be in focus. If the $55.53 level is rejected, bulls will push the price for Brent towards the resistance at $59.13. The next one will be placed at $60.4.
United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will release monthly average hourly earnings, non-farm employment change (NFP), and unemployment rate on October 8, 15:30 GMT+3.
What will happen? The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and 10 additional oil-exporting countries, including Russia, will hold a videoconference on July 1…
Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its Interest Rate Decision and make a statement about the future monetary policy on Wednesday, September 21, GMT+3. After the higher-than-expected inflation numbers published on September 13, there’s almost no doubt the Federal Reserve will come up with another 75-basis-point rate hike. However, surprised by the CPI numbers, several Fed members announced the possibility of a 100-basis-point rate hike on Wednesday.
Every week we expect many interesting events that can shake the market.