Oil prices extend gains as demand outlook offsets India concerns Commodity 

Oil tumbles with bearish market structure showing weak demand concern

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil slumped as a string of renewed lockdown measures in Europe stoked concerns about the demand outlook while the market’s underlying structure shifted to indicated near-term weakness. Futures in New York and London fell as much as 5 percent, with the prompt spread on both flipping into contango. Concerns are re-emerging over the prospects for a speedy rebound in consumption as Europe’s demand recovery is set to take another hit with Germany, France, and Italy all having widened lockdown measures this month. Meanwhile, coronavirus cases are surging…

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Oil prices extend gains as demand outlook offsets India concerns Commodity 

Oil Surges as Investors Bet Commodity Demand to Take Off

By Administrator _India Capital Sands Oil surged as traders and investment banks see global supplies rapidly tightening in response to a vaccination-led recovery this summer. Futures in London jumped 3.7% on Monday, its largest daily gain since early January, as a range of bullish calls and upward revisions to price forecasts, boosted optimism over oil demand. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS). sees Brent reaching $75 a barrel as consumption continues to recover faster than the supply from OPEC+ and shale. Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) also boosted estimates as it sees…

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Oil prices extend gains as demand outlook offsets India concerns Commodity 

Oil Down, Rise in COVID-19 Cases Leads to Fuel Demand Worries

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Oil was down on Friday morning in Asia, with ever-rising numbers of COVID-19 weighing on fuel demand and the U.S. Congress continuing negotiations for a $900 billion economic stimulus bill. Brent oil futures were down 0.23% to $51.38 by 11:02 PM ET (4:02 AM GMT) and WTI futures inched down 0.04% to $48.34. Both Brent and WTI futures did not stray far from the nine-month highs seen during the previous session. Oil prices climbed on Thursday over optimism around the bill’s progress and strong Asian refining demand. “We…

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Oil prices extend gains as demand outlook offsets India concerns Commodity 

Oil prices drop on US stock build, delay in OPEC+ meeting

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Oil prices extended losses on Wednesday, hit by a surprise build in oil inventories in the United States and as OPEC and its allies left markets in limbo by delaying a formal meeting to decide whether to increase output in January. Brent crude oil futures were down by 27 cents, or 0.6%, at $47.15 a barrel by 0131 GMT, while West Texas Intermediate crude was down by 29 cents, or 0.7%, at $44.26. Industry data from the American Petroleum Institute showed U.S. crude inventories rose…

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Oil Continues Rise on Vaccine, Stockpile News

By Administrator _India Capital Sands Oil was up on Wednesday morning in Asia, with gains of over 11% in the last two days. Prices have been buoyed by positive COVID-19 vaccine news and encouraging U.S. stockpile data. Brent oil futures rose 0.92% to $44.01 by 11:45 PM ET (3:45 AM GMT) and WTI futures jumped 1.06% to $41.80. Oil has continued its recent rapid rise, with Brent and WTI futures both above the $40 mark. The gains come on the back of positive news from Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trials and a continued drop…

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Commodity 

Oil prices decline with OPEC+ warning of precarious market outlook

By Administrator _ India Capital Sands Oil extended declines as Opec+ warned of a precarious outlook for the market while a resurgent virus hits consumption. Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, speaking at the coalition’s committee meeting on Monday, called on the group to be proactive in the face of uncertain demand. The comments are strengthening expectations that Opec and its allies will delay plans to restore 2 million barrels of halted output at the start of next year. “The main focus is going to be: look, let’s delay the…

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Commodity 

Oil glut trade on brink of a return; Brent crude falls below $40

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The combination of a stalling Asian demand recovery, the end of the US summer driving season, and increased supply from the Opec+ alliance are signaling a bleak short-term outlook for oil prices. The global Brent crude benchmark is currently trading quite deeply in a bearish pattern known contango, where the most immediate prices are far below those for contracts for supply in later months. The discount has gotten so big that it appears to cover the nominal cost of hiring 1,200-ft long supertankers. In other words: Traders…

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Oil rises after drop in U.S. crude stocks suggests demand pickup

By Administrator_India Capital Sands   Oil prices rose more than 1% on Wednesday after data showed crude inventories in the United States fell much more than expected, suggesting demand is improving even as the coronavirus outbreak spreads around the world. Brent crude rose 48 cents, or 1.2%, to $41.75 a barrel after declining more than 1% on Tuesday. U.S. crude was up 54 cents, or 1.4%, at $39.81 a barrel, having dropped by 1.1% in the previous session. U.S. crude and gasoline stocks declined more than expected last week, while distillate…

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