Crude oil likely to give back gains as DOHA talk fails - TDS

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  1. FXStreet_Team

    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    Research Team at TDS, suggests that with the oil market not getting a production freeze in DOHA, it is likely that crude oil gives back most of the gains made in recent days.

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    “WTI can retrace back to the lower bound of the trading range near $35/bbl and Brent to $37/bbl. Sentiment now has been damaged by renewed Saudi insistence that Iran join the freeze agreement, hence levels a few dollars below the recent lower bound are likely as specs strap on shorts/liquidate over-extended long exposure. Still, improving long term supply demand fundamentals such as a rather permanent oil production decline in US shale zones and in other non-conventional regions suggest that prices are unlikely to test the lows of earlier in the year.

    There is still hope of much higher price near $60/bbls late in the year as key producers restrain, reach capacity and the supply-demand moves toward balance amid deep non-conventional declines. OPEC may even keep the hopes of a freeze alive in June, as by then the Iranians who already hiked production quite aggressively will be near the top of capacity and the demand impact from Brexit, China/EM risks will be clearer.”
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