IEA: Oil demand growth estimates for 2020 unchanged at 1.2mln bpd
In its January month's oil market report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) offers the following projections while warning that the Mid East crisis is far from over.
Iraq oil supply potentially vulnerable amid rising political risks in the region.
US-Iran tensions and Iraqi protests had only minimal impact on oil operations.
But fragile situation may limit Iraq's plans to expand oil production capacity.
That may make it difficult for global industry to meet rising long-term demand.
WTI OIL Outlook: Bears are on hold but recovery attempts lack momentum for stronger advance
WTI oil price bounced on Thursday after triple failure to clear 200DMA ($57.70) support.
Initial reversal signal is forming on daily chart after price action in past two days ended in Doji candles and subsequent advance.
Near-term action is also underpinned by rising daily cloud which increases risk of reversal. Daily stochastic is on track to emerge from oversold zone and RSI turns north, but momentum remains strongly negative and may obstruct recovery attempts. Read more...
WTI drops back below $58 post-IEA report
WTI (oil futures on NYMEX) reverses the intraday gains and trades modestly flat in the European trading, having met fresh supply in the last hour after the bearish monthly oil market report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) hit the investors’ sentiment.
The IEA report showed that oil production from non-OPEC countries, including the US, is on the rise while maintaining the global oil demand growth estimates for 2020 at 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd). It further said rising non-OPEC oil production will help the market ward off any supply disruption threat such as the recent Mid East flare-up.
No sooner the report hit the wires, the black gold fell from a high of 58.37 to reach fresh daily lows at 57.88. Mixed feelings about the US-China trade deal amongst the market also keeps the recovery limited in the higher-yielding oil. Read more...
|Today last price||58.36|
|Today Daily Change||0.25|
|Today Daily Change %||0.43|
|Today daily open||58.11|
|Previous Daily High||58.36|
|Previous Daily Low||57.38|
|Previous Weekly High||65.67|
|Previous Weekly Low||58.69|
|Previous Monthly High||62.38|
|Previous Monthly Low||55.41|
|Daily Fibonacci 38.2%||57.75|
|Daily Fibonacci 61.8%||57.99|
|Daily Pivot Point S1||57.54|
|Daily Pivot Point S2||56.97|
|Daily Pivot Point S3||56.56|
|Daily Pivot Point R1||58.52|
|Daily Pivot Point R2||58.93|
|Daily Pivot Point R3||59.5|
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