Today is all about Saudi air strike in energy market that led to short squeeze. Weekly performance at a glance in chart & table 

  • Oil (WTI) – WTI just got a boost from air strikes by Saudi Arabia on Yemen rebels. Direct military involvement by OPEC’s largest producer is always full of tension. So WTI soared more than 5% today. Traded as high as 52.47. Price has reached 1st target of $51/barrel and might move towards next at $54/barrel. However fundamental selling pressure would be large in this region and price might suffer if Saudi situation subsides. Immediate support lies at 47.5-47, 44-43.7 and resistance at 54-54.5, 58.7-59.2.
  • Oil (Brent) – Brent held gains better than WTI, however minor improvement over spread puts doubt over overall recovery in price. Brent-WTI spread tightened, trading at $ 8.2/barrel, might go further down if situation subsides. Last week it traded close to $11.5/barrel. Brent is trading at $58.7/barrel, up 4% today. Immediate support lies at 56.7-56.3, 53 & resistance at 62.6-63.4.
  • Natural Gas – Natural gas is the worst performer today and this week, still trading within its range. However price pattern suggests that prices might drop down towards $2.44/mmbtu. Approaching summer is weighing on price. Natural Gas is currently trading at 2.65/mmbtu, down -2.4% today. Immediate support lies at 2.65, 2.55 & resistance at 2.91, 3.02.





Natural Gas


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