Crude Oil: Oil trading higher, ahead of Baker Hughes weekly rig count

Crude Oil

Crude Oil Movement

For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Crude Oil rose 1.05% against the USD and closed at USD69.59 per barrel after Saudi Arabia’s OPEC Governor, Adeeb Al-Aama stated that the kingdom’s exports are likely to fall by around 100,000 bls per day in August and inventories might reduce in the third quarter.

In the Asian session, at GMT0300, the pair is trading at 69.70, with oil trading 0.16% higher against the USD from yesterday’s close.

The pair is expected to find support at 68.28, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 66.85. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 70.65, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 71.59.

Crude oil is trading above its 20 Hr and 50 Hr moving averages.

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