BRENT CRUDE OIL (LCOc1) TALKING POINTS
- Lengthy bets improve on Brent crude oil.
- Provide cuts by OPEC+ nonetheless on the forefront of market individuals.
- Mild financial calendar with Fed audio system below the highlight.
BRENT CRUDE OIL FUNDAMENTAL BACKDROP
Brent crude oil held its features from final week regardless of a beat on the U.S. Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) print which noticed a rallying USD. The choice by OPEC+ to chop manufacturing output is clearly outweighing greenback energy for now and is mirrored in market positioning – see graphic under. Lengthy positioning on Brent crude oil has elevated by roughly 24000 heaps for the reason that prior learn and is more likely to be even greater now put up OPEC+.
ICE BRENT CRUDE OIL CFTCF POSITIONING – TOTAL OVERNIGHT INTEREST
Traditionally, October has been a internet optimistic month for Brent costs and appears more likely to observe the development as soon as extra up round 12% already. Whereas the present setting favors elevated crude costs, the souring relationship between OPEC+ and the U.S. is one to look out for. As well as, a worldwide slowdown attributable to rampant inflation and hawkish central banks may restrict brent upside whereas greenback energy appears unlikely to subside short-term. On the financial calendar, Fed officers are scheduled to talk later this afternoon (see financial calendar under). A change within the aggressive narrative is uncertain leaving the greenback uncovered to additional upside. Later this week, U.S. inflation knowledge might be in focus as markets search for clarification after higher than anticipated labor knowledge.
Supply: DailyFX Financial Calendar
BRENT CRUDE (LCOc1) DAILY CHART -UNDATED
Chart ready by Warren Venketas, IG
Brent crude each day worth motion reveals the September 14th swing excessive at 95.20 confirmed as brief -term assist whereas costs hover across the 100-day EMA (yellow). Bulls could use this as a springboard in direction of the 100.00 psychological resistance deal with and should coincide with an overbought studying on the Relative Power Index (RSI).
Key resistance ranges:
- 100-day EMA (yellow)
Key assist ranges:
- 50-day EMA (blue)
- 20-day EMA (purple)
IG CLIENT SENTIMENT: BULLISH
IGCS reveals retail merchants are NET SHORT on crude oil, with 51% of merchants at the moment holding brief positions (as of this writing). At DailyFX we sometimes take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment leading to a short-term upside bias.
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