This week started with the talk of the United States banning Russian oil exports, so XBR/USD saw $130 a barrel. Then the ban became reality. What does it really mean for the market?
Oil spikes on the tweet by Iran's foreign minister
The tweet by Iran's foreign minister increased the possibility of tensions in the region. It pushed the oil prices up.
On H4, Brent's price has tested the $65.2 level. If this level is broken, the next support will lie at $65.76. From the downside, the first support will lie at $63.46. After that, bears will pay attention to the $63 level.
WTI has touched the resistance at $59.42. If it is broken, the next level will lie at $59.85. Bears will be focused on the downward movement to the $57.80 level (50-period SMA). The next support will lie at $57.2.
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is scheduled to meet on January 4.
Inflation in Europe was released better than the forecast. The preliminary fact was published at 4.3%. What's happening in the markets?
XAUUSD fell below 1900 for the first time since March 2023. Meanwhile, the US dollar index gives a bearish signal. Read the full report to learn more!
Oil prices are rising while the US government is on the verge of shutting down. How will it affect the market?