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.
What will happen? Crude oil inventories will be announced at 17:30 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, September 29…
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.