Oil prices are rising and Russia banned the export of its petrol. What's happening in the markets?
News to trade on December 26
- The US dollar has risen on the Wednesday’s morning after the US president Donald Trump expressed confidence in the US Treasury secretary, Federal Reserve and US economy yesterday. As a result, EUR/USD has dropped to the support at 1.1385. If Trump expresses more confidence towards the Fed Chair Jerome Powell, EUR/USD will break that support and fall further to the next one at 1.1283. Otherwise, in case of more uncertainties, the pair will rise towards the resistance at 1.1470.
- Gold is trading at last June’s highs. Up to this moment, the price for the yellow metal is testing the resistance at $1,269. If this level is broken, the next resistance is placed at $1,283. If the USD gets stronger, the price for gold will fall towards the support at $1,252.
- On Monday, the price for oil tested the fresh lows. The WTI’s price stuck below the $42.86 level. Any updates on the output cut by OPEC will push the price higher above the $42.86 level to the resistance at $47.49. If the bearish pressure continues, the price for WTI will fall further to the next support at $40.73.
- As for Brent’s price, it has tested the support at $50.43. Positive news on the production cut will help bulls to pull the price towards the resistance at $55.12. Otherwise, it will break the support at $50.43 and target the next support at $47.40.
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