For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Crude Oil declined 1.04% against the USD and closed at USD52.48 per barrel, amid potential US sanctions on Venezuela’s crude oil exports. Additionally, the American Petroleum Institute reported that the US crude supplies rose by about 6.6 million barrels in the week ended 18 January 2019.
In the Asian session, at GMT0400, the pair is trading at 52.41, with oil trading 0.13% lower against the USD from yesterday’s close.
The pair is expected to find support at 51.63, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 50.86. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 53.41, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 54.42.
Crude oil is trading below its 20 Hr and 50 Hr moving averages.