Big news shake financial markets more and more often. This time oil is once again the news maker.
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.
The market has started the week with a mixed sentiment…
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.