The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
OIL: long time no see
We got so used to seeing WTI at the rages of $10-15 its confident march to $23 appears now as something extraordinary. What’s happening?
In short, observers see that the glut is probably at its peak globally and starts to diminish. Supply cuts finally started bringing positive effects. Therefore, what used to be the story of the day for weeks in the oil market, now is seen as a short-term obstacle for oil prices to stabilize at a higher level. Most observers expect that level to be around $40 to $50 per barrel, so if no major problem (such as another US-China confrontation) arises, you may start your strategic preparations to welcome bulls back to the oil market. Long time!
Riskier currencies and stocks are in favor of investors. Surprisingly, gold rallies too. Let’s have a closer look.
The market takes breath after the long rally. What opportunities do traders have today?
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The market sentiment switched to risk-on. The US dollar is dipping down, while riskier assets are rising, especially the Australian dollar after the positive employment data. All eyes on US unemployment claims.
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