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crudetoday/16-07-2018
volatility ahead

By Srinivas Chowdary Sunkara // petrobazaar // 16th July, 2018.

Brent closed up at $75.33, climbed by $0.88 with a 2 pct of weekly loss and WTI climbed by $0.68 a barrel to $71.01, posted a sharp weekly loss of 3.72%. Profit booking on the resumption of Libya's supplies could be seen for last week's tumbling of prices. Shifting of focus on possibility of pumping more oil outweighed the bullish weekly stats and Nigeria workers strike. IEA warning on spare capacity could pacify bulls and extended support to prices. 

U.S oil rig numbers remain unchanged. Trump may discuss with Russian counterpart on oil prices in the scheduled meeting this week and Russia indicated for further supply increase of 1Mb, if required. U.S eyed on feeding strategic reserves. I expect this week will be happening week. Have a good day.

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