In the wake of the attack on Saudi Arabia, crude futures jumped as much as 20%. Treasury yields are flat. One is wrong! The Financial Times reports Oil prices jump 20% After Attacks Halve Saudi Output.
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USD/JPY gapped down to 107.44 on Monday’s open as risk appetite is diminished following the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The spot now trades near 107.80, aiming to close the bearish opening gap ahead of a big week.
AUD/USD remains under pressure near 0.6870 region on terrible Chinese activity data and Australia-China cyber-attack row. However, the downside appears cushioned amid a massive surge in oil and gold prices following the attack on Saudi oil facilities.
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