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…
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce the updated Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data on Thursday, May 19, at 04:30 MT.
The UK Office for National Statistics will publish Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, May 18, at 09:00 MT.
The US Census Bureau will announce Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales on Tuesday, May 17 at 15:30 MT.