The oil price looks optimistic. What are the reasons?
Prices for oil rise
The price for WTI has risen to its highest levels since the beginning of May. Bulls are trying to keep it above the weekly pivot resistance at $63.07. The next resistance lies at $64.44. If bears take over the market, the will pull the price for crude to the support at $61.54.
Brent, in its turn, has been targeting the resistance at $73.4. The next resistance is placed at $74. If bearish pressure increases, the first support will be placed at $70.9.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.