Yesterday oil quotes came close to the resistance level of 49 dollars per barrel. After 4 days of growth, the market looks overbought and correction seems possible. US dollar gains will put pressure on the oil market as well. Published today, the data from US Information Energy Agency shows that last week, crude oil inventories have fallen by -2.508 million barrels, while analysts expected an increase of 0.522 million barrels.
The publication of the last Fed meeting protocols can also exert a strong influence on the oil market. However at the American session markets keeps on gaining trying to settle above $49.
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September 29, 2016 OPEC decision lifts equities, commodity currencies
US stocks closed higher yesterday, led by gains in the energy sector as OPEC announced plans to cut production, to be formalized in the November OPEC meeting. The news helped lift commodity currencies as well with the Canadian dollar and the Norwegian Krone posting the biggest gains among its peers...
September 29, 2016 Energy stocks pushed up Asian markets
Oil prices surged following the surprise OPEC agreement on production cuts. USOil rallied 5% to $47.46 and UK Oil was up to highs over $49.00. The production cut was between 240k and 740k barrels per day, which will limit supply to between 32.5 mln and 33 mln barrels per day...
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