For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Crude Oil rose 1.17% against the USD and closed at USD49.18 per barrel, extending its previous session gains on the back of improved demand outlook.
Separately, the American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a build of 2.8 million barrels in the US crude oil inventories in the week ended 01 September.
In the Asian session, at GMT0300, the pair is trading at 49.07, with the oil trading 0.22% lower against the USD from yesterday’s close.
The pair is expected to find support at 48.60, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 48.13. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 49.48, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 49.89.
Crude oil is showing convergence with its 20 Hr moving average and trading above its 50 Hr moving average.