Oil traders take advantage of good EIA inventory stats

The traders took advantage of the better than expected EIA inventory stats to buy crude and the futures yesterday in what was described as a ‘thin’ market. It may be a dead cat bounce, only time will tell but maybe $60 for WTI and $63 for Brent are levels we shall see.

The EIA stats showed a build in crude of only 1.84m barrels less that the whisper of +2.7 and the API number of 3.9m so fears of a massive build were allayed. Further comments regarding adhesion to quotas also pacified the market.

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